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6-29-2017 #I17-102 Report of Investigation: Animal Welfare Department

The Office of Inspector General for the City of Albuquerque, NM, conducted an investigation involving allegations made by several employees of the Animal Welfare Department, concerning policy, processes and leadership related issues. The Report of Investigation includes the allegations, as well as results of reviews from previous investigative reports, policies, and other AWD documents, as well as State law and City ordinances. The report also includes input and perspective from the AWD Director and Associate Director.

4-25-18 #OIG 18-0006-I Report of Investigation: Animal Welfare Department (Possible Retaliation)

The OIG conducted an investigation based on information indicating possible retaliation and termination of an AWD employee. The information received indicated that employees who had cooperated with a previous OIG investigation of AWD were being suspended, demoted or placed on a Performance Improvement Plans. The purpose of the investigation was to determine if the actions against the terminated employee were retaliatory in nature.

6-6-18 #OIG 18-0001-R Report of Inspection: ART Project

The OIG conducted an inspection of the Albuquerque Rapid Transit (ART) project related procurements to include the construction of the nine-mile ART corridor on Central Avenue and the purchase of the electric buses from BYD. The inspection disclosed there were several opportunities to improve processes within City government.

06-27-2019 #19-0001-I Aviation Department

The Office of Inspector General for the City of Albuquerque conducted an investigation based on information received from a complaint regarding an employee with the Aviation Department (AD). According to the complaint, an AD Associate Director (AV-1) submitted a contract proposal for the job he was currently overseeing as an AD employee.

19-0003-I Aviation: Alleged Abuse of Position; Unethical Conduct

The Office of Inspector General for the City of Albuquerque conducted an investigation based on information received from a complaint regarding a police officer for the Aviation Department. According to the complaint, the police officer was accused of committing a security violation when accessing a particular gate which grants employees access to the airport grounds.

19-0005-I HopeWorks: Better Way Program

The Office of Inspector General for the City of Albuquerque received a complaint regarding "There's a Better Way" program, which was run by HopeWorks and funded by the City. HopeWorks is a nonprofit organization that provides services to people experiencing (or at risk of) homelessness in Albuquerque.

Final No. 18-0007 I Transit: Allleged Misuse of City Time

The Office of Inspector General for the City of Albuquerque, NM conducted an investigation based on information received regarding a number of Transit employees traveling to the BYD plant in Lancaster, California to conduct bus assemble inspections for the City’s Albuquerque Rapid Transit (ART) project. According to the complainant, a number of Transit employees may not have been going to the BYD plant and instead were using work time as a vacation.