The Independent Inspector General is authorized to issue public statements in two circumstances: When an investigation that exonerates an individual who is publicly known to have been under investigation, where the subject requests such a statement; and when an investigation concerns inefficient or wasteful management, as opposed to individual misconduct or illegality.
June 29, 2016: Please see the Downloads link to your right for a letter relative to the investigation conducted involving repeated incidents of time card fraud by employees at the John H. Stroger, Jr. Hospital of Cook County.
Previously, the OIIG has issued the following public statements:
The Independent Inspector General submits a Quarterly Report to the President and the County Board. The Quarterly Report is released the 15th day of January, April, July, and October of each year. Quarterly Reports chronicle the number and type of investigations initiated, concluded or pending since the date of the last report. The Quarterly Report identifies the number and type of investigations (corruption, fraud, waste, mismanagement, unlawful political discrimination or misconduct) of any County employee, appointed officials, elected officials, contractors, subcontractors, persons seeking County Contracts, or persons seeking certification of eligibility for County contracts or other County Programs. The Quarterly Report identifies the number and type of investigations conducted by the OIIG regarding employees under the separately elected officials. The Quarterly Report identifies the number and type of recommendations made to any department heads or elected officials and whether or not the recommendation was followed.
The OIIG has issued the following Quarterly Reports:
The OIIG has issued the following proposed legislation: