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Follow-up Report: Payroll Internal Controls

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) followed up on its 2011 report "Payroll Internal Controls." The purpose of the follow-up was to determine whether the City implemented corrective actions proposed in response to the original report. ...

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New Orleans Police Department Staffing and Deployment: Meeting the Demand of Citizen Calls for Service with Existing Resources

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted an evaluation of the New Orleans Police Department's (NOPD) force structure, focusing on the department's staffing and deployment to answer citizen-generated calls for service. The objectives of ...

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Letter to Members of the Orleans Delegation RE: the Inspector General's Opposition to HB 430

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) wrote members of the Orleans delegation to the Louisiana State Legislature to express his opposition to HB 430, which added an exclusion to La. R.S. 44:11 for virtually all personnel records of law enforce ...

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New Orleans Police Department's Uniform Crime Reporting of Forcible Rapes

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted a performance audit of the New Orleans Police Department's (NOPD) Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) process for the period June 1, 2010 through May 31, 2013. Forcible Rape was selected for testing ba ...

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New Orleans Police Department Grants

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted an audit of the New Orleans Police Department's (NOPD) grant expenditures between January 1, 2011 and December 31, 2012. The objective was to test grant controls, test grant compliance, and searc ...

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Follow-up Report: New Orleans Aviation Board Month-to-Month Contracts

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) followed up on its report "New Orleans Aviation Board Month-to-Month Contracts." The purpose of the follow-up was to determine if the NOAB implemented corrective actions in response to issues identified in ...

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Report of Administrative Investigation - Wilton Joiner, Taxicab Bureau

The OIG initiated an administrative investigation into Wilton Joiner, Taxicab Bureau Senior Investigator. The OIG initiated the investigation after receiving allegations that Mr. Joiner abused his authority.

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Report of Administrative Investigation - Ronnie H. Blake, Taxicab Bureau

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) initiated an administrative investigation into Ronnie H. Blake,Taxicab Bureau Senior Investigator. The OIG initiated the investigation after receiving allegations that Mr. Blake abused his authority.

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Report of Criminal Investigation - Ronnie H. Blake, Taxicab Bureau

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) initiated an investigation after receiving a complaint alleging that Ronnie Blake, an Investigator with the City of New Orleans Taxicab and Bureau, pepper sprayed and handcuffed a local taxi driver.

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Follow-up Report: Evaluation of City Employee Life Insurance

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) followed up on its February 2012 report "Evaluation of City Employee Life Insurance." Evaluators found that the City obtained cost savings through a competitive procurement, developed procedures that assis ...

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