Responsibilities of the OIG

The responsibilities of the Office of the Inspector General include:

  • Initiating and conducting independent fiscal and management audits, inspections and investigations of government operations
  • Conducting other special audits, assignments and investigations
  • Annually conducting an operational audit of procurement activities of the City of Baltimore government while also performing the Annual Report for the Office
  • Forwarding to the appropriate authorities evidence of criminal wrongdoing that is discovered as the result of any audit, inspection or investigation conducted by the OIG

The OIG investigates allegations of misconduct by City of Baltimore employees and contractors, which may involve violations of criminal law, civil statutes, City of Baltimore regulations or employee standards of conduct. Reports also include findings and recommendations regarding program weaknesses, contracting irregularities and other institutional problems that are discovered as a result of the investigations initiated by the OIG.

"Baltimore City Inspector General Isabel Mercedes Cumming outlines the responsibilities and mission of the office."
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