Office of the Inspector General

Will Fletcher, Inspector General
 

The mission of the Office of Inspector General (OIG) is to:

  • Investigate allegations of fraud, waste and abuse or misconduct by Chicago Park District employees, Board members, contractors, agents, or volunteers
  • Monitor the Park District’s compliance with the Employment Plan’s rules governing hiring and other employment actions
  • Conduct internal audits by the Audit Department to assess integrity of financial reporting systems, the effectiveness of internal controls, and the efficiency of established procedures
     

What should be reported?

Some examples of what should be reported to the OIG include:

  • Misconduct - violation of District Code, ethics ordinance, etc.
  • Waste or mismanagement of Park District assets or resources
  • Contract or procurement fraud
  • Criminal activity, such as theft or bribery, that involves employees, Board members, contractors, agents or volunteers (report any emergency criminal activity to the Chicago Police Department)


Any individual who contacts the OIG can report information openly, anonymously, or confidentially. When filing a complaint, please provide as much information about the alleged incident as possible: who, what, when, where and how. 
 


How to report:

To contact the Office of the Inspector General, please submit a report through our Contact Us form:

Submit a Report


Other ways to make contact:

  • By telephone: 312.742.3333 (Confidential Hotline)
  • E-mail:  InspectorGeneral@chicagoparkdistrict.com
  • By fax: 312.742.5841
  • In writing: 541 North Fairbanks, 3rd Floor, Chicago, IL 60611
  • In person: 541 North Fairbanks, Chicago, IL 60611

 


Duty to report:

It is the duty of every employee, Board member, agent, and contractor of the District to report any fraud, mismanagement, waste of funds or resources, abuse of authority, conflicts of interest, ethical violations or other improper act by another involving District business or assets. The Park District Code prohibits retaliation for reporting to, cooperating with, or assisting the Inspector General.



Law Department Claims:

To obtain information regarding a claim, please visit the Law Department page.

 


 

Documents: Office of Inspector General

Name Size Published
PDF Document 2016 1st Quarter Report 641KB 4/27/2016
PDF Document 2015 OIG Annual Report 654KB 2/16/2016
PDF Document 2015 3rd Quarter Compliance Monitoring Report 233KB 10/30/2015
PDF Document 2015 3rd Quarter Report 589KB 10/30/2015
PDF Document 2015 2nd Quarter Compliance Monitoring Report 66KB 10/30/2015
PDF Document 2015 2nd Quarter Report 593KB 8/6/2015
PDF Document 2015 1st Quarter Report 461KB 4/13/2015
PDF Document 2014 Annual Report Board Presentation 485KB 2/13/2015
PDF Document 2014 Annual Report 733KB 1/13/2015
PDF Document 2014 3rd Quarter Report 392KB 10/17/2014
PDF Document Office of Inspector General Brochure 509KB 7/12/2012
PDF Document OIG Guide for Contractors 505KB 3/11/2013
PDF Document 2013 First Quarter Report 355KB 7/14/2014
PDF Document 2012 Annual Report Board Presentation 480KB 1/17/2013
PDF Document 2012 Annual Report 548KB 1/29/2013
PDF Document 2012 Third Quarter Report 374KB 7/14/2014