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Record #: F2022-45   
Type: Report Status: Placed on File
Intro date: 7/20/2022 Current Controlling Legislative Body:
Final action: 7/20/2022
Title: Inspector General's Quarterly Report (2022 Q2)
Sponsors: Dept./Agency
Topic: CITY DEPARTMENTS/AGENCIES - Inspector General, - REPORTS - Quarterly
Attachments: 1. F2022-45.pdf

Deborah VVit/.hui'g Inspector General
City oi Chicago Office of Inspector General 740 N. Sedgwick SI., Ste 200 Chicago, IL 60654 Phone: (773) 478-7799 Fax: (773)478-3949

To the Mayor, City Council, City Clerk, City Treasurer, and Community Members of the City of Chicago:

Enclosed for your review is the public report on the operations of the City of Chicago Office of Inspector General (OIG) during the second quarter of 2022, filed with City Council pursuant to Section 2-56-120 of the Municipal Code of Chicago.

I am pleased to submit OIG's first quarterly report since my confirmation as Inspector General on April 27, 2022. We have restructured this report, somewhat, to fully account for our work and to realign with our reporting obligations.

This is a moment of growth and transition at OIG. Building on OIG's foundation of rigorous and impactful work, we are finding and leveraging opportunities to improve and change our operations. Generally, we are working to ensure that each of OIG's program areas—Investigations, Public Safety, Audit & Program Review, and the Compliance unit of our Legal section—draws on the expertise and resources of the others to produce interdisciplinary work in the service of holistic oversight. We are strengthening and expanding our Legal section and our Center for Information Technology & Analytics to ensure the reach and impact of their invaluable contributions.

In the spirit of un-siloed, integrative oversight, we are rebuilding the way in which OIG takes in and processes information from members of the public, City officials and employees, and others. Historically, OIG's intake process has been a function of its Investigations section, and its focus has been on whether information provided to OIG is susceptible to investigation as potential misconduct subject to discipline. The Office's breadth and capacity, however, has grown far beyond its legacy confidential investigatory function to include program and policy review, complex data ...

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