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Follow-Up Report: Fixed Asset Internal Controls

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) followed up on its 2011 performance audit "Fixed Assets Internal Controls." Auditors found that the City resolved one finding and partially resolved three of the nine findings noted in the 2011 Report. The ...

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New Orleans Police Department's Early Warning System

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted a review of the New Orleans Police Department’s (NOPD) early warning (EW) program. The purpose of this review was to determine if the EW program was implemented according to experts’ recommendati ...

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Letter to Senator J.P. Morrell RE: Orleans Parish Justice and Rehabilitation Reform Commission

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued a public letter to LA State Senator J.P. Morrell after the IG's presentation to the Orleans Parish Justice and Rehabilitation Reform Commission. The letter reiterates the cost savings that could be ...

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Improper Classification of Crime Reporting by the New Orleans Police Department 8th District

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) investigated whether the New Orleans Police Department's (NOPD) 8th District improperly classified crime statistics. The investigation revealed the misclassification of at least 177 incidents during the ti ...

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French Market Corporation's Use of Funds

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted a performance audit of the French Market Corporation's (FMC) policies and procedures regarding the use of funds for the period January 1, 2010 through December 31, 2011. The objective of the perf ...

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Follow-up Report: New Orleans Aviation Board Credit Card Activity

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) followed up on its 2012 report "A Review of the New Orleans Aviation Board's Credit Card Activity." The OIG conducted this follow-up to determine if the NOAB had implemented the corrective actions agreed t ...

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New Orleans Aviation Board Month-to-Month Contracts

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted a performance audit of the New Orleans Aviation Board’s (NOAB) contract payment process. This performance audit was conducted to determine if the NOAB had controls in place to prevent and detect ...

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Security Taxing Districts

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted a review of New Orleans Security Taxing Districts to examine the reasons for the formation of security taxing districts, document key characteristics of the security districts, evaluate security ...

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Letter to Patricia Brister, St. Tammany Parish President RE: Inspector General

The Inspector General issued a public letter to St. Tammany Parish President Patricia Brister clarifying comments made at a public meeting about the question of whether to create an inspector general's office in St. Tammany Parish. Inspector General Quatr ...

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Follow-up Report: New Orleans's System of City Courts and New Orleans Traffic Court

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) followed up on its 2011 report "Assessment of New Orleans’ System of City Courts and Performance Review of New Orleans Traffic Court." The review encompassed City and Court policies, finances, and practice ...

Boards, Commissions, and Public Benefit Corporations: Model Administrative Procedures

This guide includes legal requirements and recommended practices for City of New Orleans boards, commissions, and public benefit corporations. The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) provides this information to help board members, officers, and ...

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Boards, Commissions, and Public Benefit Corporations: Model Board Manual

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General's (OIG) guide includes legal requirements and recommended practices for City of New Orleans boards, commissions, and public benefit corporations. Board members have an important responsibility to oversee the pub ...

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Supplement to Taxpayer/City Funding to the Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office in 2011

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued a supplement to "Inspection of Taxpayer/City Funding to the Orleans Parish Sheriff's Office in 2011." The supplement was issued for the purpose of answering the question: what OPSO sources of public ...

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Letter to State Board of Certified Public Accountants of Louisiana RE: Auditor Conflict of Interest

The letter from New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) to the State Board of Certified Public Accountants of Louisiana asserts that the Campaign Treasurer for Sheriff Marlin Gusman, Albert J. “Joey” Richard, III, has a conflict in appearance and fa ...

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Letter to Louisiana Ethics Board RE: Auditor Conflict of Interest

The letter from New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) to the Louisiana Ethics Board asserts that the Campaign Treasurer for Sheriff Marlin Gusman, Albert J. “Joey” Richard, III, has a conflict in appearance and fact due to his direct involvement i ...

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Sewerage and Water Board Collection of Sanitation Fees

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) released an audit report on the Sewerage and Water Board's collection of sanitation fees. The audit revealed that 35.6 percent of accounts were delinquent and uncollected fees were $3.1 million in 2010 and ...

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Fuel Receiving Controls

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted an inspection of the City’s policies and practices related to fuel receiving. The objective of the inspection was to determine whether there were adequate safeguards in place to ensure that the a ...

Correction Letter to John White, State Superintendent of Education RE: Review of Program Management/Construction Management

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) entered into a Cooperative Endeavor Agreement with the State Department of Education Recovery School Disctrict to provide oversight of the RSD's New Orleans school construction projects. This letter contai ...

Letter to State Superintendent of Education John White RE: Review of Program Management/Construction Management

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued a follow up letter expressing concern about the Recovery School District program management/construction management contract with Jacobs CS/RS. Inspector General Edouard Quatrevaux urged the State D ...

Letter to State Superintendent of Education John White RE: Notice of Termination for Cause

The New Orleans Office of Inspector General (OIG) issued a letter to Louisiana Department of Education Superintendent John White giving notice of termination of the OIG's agreement with the Recovery School District to provide a fraud deterrence program fo ...