inspector general

Inside The 911 Call Center (City Of Chicago Photo)

Inspector General: City’s 911 Center Wasted Money

An audit by Chicago’s Inspector General suggests the agency that runs the City’s 9-1-1 center has wasted money and lost track of electronics equipment.

WBBM Newsradio–04/07/2011

Prescription Drugs

Inspector General: Problems Persist At City Clinics

Chicago’s Inspector General says old problems persist in the way the City orders, stores and keeps track of prescription drugs for its clinics.

WBBM Newsradio–04/01/2011

Chicago City Council Chambers (CBS)

Application Posted For City Council Inspector General

The City Council is taking applications for the job of being the Council’s own Inspector General.

WBBM Newsradio–04/01/2011

Cook County Seal

County Sting Uncovers Stealing, Drinking, Sex On The Job

The inspector general has detailed findings of an investigation into corruption at pools run by the Cook County Forest Preserve District.


Tilden Career Community Academy

Questions Raised About Tilden Academy Payroll

Concerned members of the community at Tilden Career Community Academy on the South Side have asked federal investigators to look into payroll irregularities that they claim have been going on for years.

CBS 2–03/10/2011

City Hall

Inspector General Questions Savings From Furlough Days

The city’s Budget director is taking issue with an Inspector General’s report accusing the Daley Administration of overstating how much it is saving through employees’ unpaid furlough days.

WBBM Newsradio–02/16/2011

Phil Pagano (AP Photo)

Two Reports Conclude Metra’s Pagano Acted Alone

Two newly-completed reports to Metra’s board of directors concluded that the commuter rail agency’s late executive director was secretive, managed in an inconsistent style, used his authority to circumvent controls and benefit himself and chosen subordinates — but was an autocratic lone wolf.

WBBM Newsradio–02/12/2011

Cook County Seal

County Official Fired For Improper Fundraising

A Cook County human resources official has been fired after an inspector general’s probe found she told several county employees last year that they were expected to donate $100 in campaign cash to outgoing Board President Todd Stroger.


Chicago Furloughs Most City Workers For The Day To Help Balance Budget

City Workers Fired For Missing Work, Lying About Hours

CHICAGO (WBBM) – Two Chicago Public Health Department managers were fired, and two other managers placed on unpaid leave after an Inspector General’s investigation found they allegedly falsified time records.


City Hall

2 City Managers Fired, 2 Suspended Over IG Probe

Two Chicago Health Department managers have been fired and two others have been suspended without pay after the inspector general’s office found they allegedly falsified time records.


Chicago Fire Department

Source: Firefighters Helped Renovate Co-Worker’s Home While On City Clock

The Chicago Fire Department is investigating an allegation that 10 firefighters went to a fellow firefighter’s home while on duty and used fire department equipment to help strip aluminum off the side of his house.


Jeff Haynes/AFP/Getty Images

Inspector General Report Reveals Range Of Misdeeds

Chicago Inspector General Joseph Ferguson has released his quarterly report of investigations into alleged missteps and misdeeds.

WBBM Newsradio–10/19/2010