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Memos & Reports (Investigations, Reviews, etc)

Memorandums & Reports of investigations, Reviews, and Inspections conducted by Office of Inspector General. Reports covering a multi-year period are posted in the fiscal year that the report was published; therefore, a file number may be for a prior fiscal year.

FY 2018 Reports & Memos (Investigations, Reviews, etc.)

Cases closed in FY 2018

FY 2017 Reports & Memos (Investigations, Reviews, etc)

Cases closed in FY 2017.

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.

02-24-2017 Review #17-101 Review of RFP Process - APD OBCS

The Office of Inspector General for the City of Albuquerque, NM, conducted a thorough review of processes involving the procurement of an On-Body Camera System (OBCS) for the Albuquerque Police Department, at the request of the Chief Administrative Officer, CABQ. Specifically, the review included the period before the development and advertisement of the Request for Proposals (RFP), to understand the criteria used to establish a requirement to procure a new OBCS, as well as the writing of the RFP, and the subsequent selection of members for the Ad Hoc Selection Committee and finally, the selection process of the vendors.

3-24-2017 Report of Oversight APD Admin Investigation

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) for the City of Albuquerque, NM, conducted oversight of the outside investigation of allegations made by a former Albuquerque Police Department Evidence Technician, that certain videos were altered and deleted. The Oversight was conducted per City Council Resolution 16-138. The Report of Oversight not only includes the results of the oversight of the investigation, but also the proactive efforts of the OIG to oversee the selection process of the outside investigator by the City of Albuquerque.

6-6-2017 Memorandum of Investigation: ACH Payment Fraud

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) for the City of Albuquerque, NM, coordinated with the Administration and City Attorney regarding a fraudulent scheme perpetrated against the City and resulting in a loss of $420,117, to the taxpayers. The administrative investigation was conducted by a private investigative firm under contract to the City and a joint criminal investigation was initiated by the Albuquerque Police Department and Federal Bureau of Investigation. This memorandum documents the efforts and activities of the OIG.

3-16-2017 Review #16-204 Review of I-9 “Employee Eligibility Verification” Form Handling Processes

The Office of Inspector General for the City of Albuquerque, NM, conducted a review of processes involving City handling of I-9 “Employee Eligibility Verification” Forms. An I-9 form was reported missing, so this review examined the policies, processes and federal guidance on handling the forms. Specifically, the review was conducted to determine the circumstances that led to the disappearance of the form, and how to improve the process to prevent future occurrences. The Department of Human Resources was able to identify vulnerabilities in the process and confusion in federal guidelines that enabled process improvements and policy clarification, thereby reducing future risk of this occurring again.

FY 2016 Reports (Investigations, Reviews, etc)

Cases closed in FY 2016.

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FY 2015 Reports (Investigations, Reviews, etc)

Cases closed in FY 2015.

06-25-2015 Case # 15-202 Donations

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) received a complaint concerning the Department of Family and Community Services. The complainant expressed concerns that the Health and Social Services Centers -- namely John Marshall and East Central -- were not donating items to the community, as they should, and that center employees were keeping some of the items.

06-10-2015 Case # 14-207 Albuquerque Police Department Body-Worn Camera Procurement

The Office of Inspector General (“OIG”) was contacted by Councilor Dan Lewis on April 25, 2014, requesting an investigation. Councilor Lewis requested that the OIG look into the actions of the former Albuquerque Police Chief to determine whether or not the Former Chief violated the City’s Conflict of Interest Ordinance in his dealings with TASER International, Inc. (“TASER”). In addition, Councilor Lewis asked that the OIG investigate whether the Former Chief used his influence to assist TASER in its dealings with the City.

12-18-2014 Case # 14-205 Golf Concessions

The Office of Inspector General (OIG) conducted an investigation concerning several issues involving the Concessionaires at the City of Albuquerque’s four (4) golf courses. This investigation was predicated upon a complaint brought to our office by an individual seeking protection under the Whistleblower Ordinance.

FY 2014 Reports (Investigations, Reviews, etc)

Cases closed in FY 2014.

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FY 2013 Reports (Investigations, Reviews, etc)

Cases closed in FY 2013

FY 2012 Reports (Investigations, Reviews, etc)

Cases closed in FY 2012.

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FY 2011 Reports (Investigations, Reviews, etc)

Cases closed in FY 2011.

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FY 2010 Reports (Investigations, Reviews, etc)

Cases closed in FY 2010.

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FY 2009 Reports (Investigations, Reviews, etc)

Cases closed in FY 2009.

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FY 2008 Reports (Investigations, Reviews, etc)

Cases closed in FY 2008.

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FY 2007 Reports (Investigations, Reviews, etc)

Cases closed in FY 2007.

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FY 2006 Reports (Investigations, Reviews, etc)

Cases closed in FY 2006.

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