The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) plans, performs, reports and reviews all classes of audits and investigations in accordance with the appropriate standards on a statewide basis, reporting directly to the Chief Inspector General but under the general supervision of the State CIO. This office manages complex, confidential and independent investigations into allegations against the Agency’s employees for violations of statutes, administrative rules, or agency policy. This office is also responsible for receiving complaints and coordinating all activities of the agency as required by the Whistle-blower’s Act pursuant to Sections 112.3187-112.31895, Florida Statutes, and the administration of investigations conducted in accordance with standards adopted by the State of Florida Inspectors General community; directs and evaluates programs designed to measure the effectiveness of the Agency programs; directs management and administrative reviews of Agency programs; and assesses the efficiency of the organizational structure, functions, and operating policies of the Agency.
Duties also include representing the Agency in dealings with the Auditor General’s Office and The Office of Program Policy Analysis and Government Accountability, ensuring that the Agency fulfills its obligation related to audits conducted by staff from these offices. This office will serve as a member of the Agency’s senior management team and make recommendations to the Chief Inspector General and the Agency Head for operational corrective action, policy revision, structural change, personnel action, and/or other modification as a result of investigations and studies. This office serves as a liaison to federal, state and local law enforcement agencies.
This office directs a highly trained staff of widely varied professional backgrounds, including human resources, financial, and investigative professionals.