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OIG in the News

This page provides a list of local media links with print and broadcast media ranging from interviews of the Inspector General to stories about investigations.

ABQ Journal:

 

Sep 2017 Stories regarding alleged campaign finance fraud by City Council candidate and the OIG investigation of the allegations, per direction of the City Board of Ethics.

https://www.abqjournal.com/1057465/council-hopeful-denies-fraud.html

https://www.abqjournal.com/1062003/ethics-board-finds-against-abq-council-candidate.html

 

Sep 2017 Story about the Inspector General's and City Auditor's "Open Letter" requesting information from the City Administration on the transfer of unclassified employees to classified employees.

https://www.abqjournal.com/1060277/mayors-office-asked-about-personnel-transfers.html

 

June 2017 Guest column by the Inspector General - We need your help: 

https://www.abqjournal.com/1016290/inspector-general-needs-your-input.html

 

April 2016 Story about the selection and appointment of the Inspector General: 

https://www.abqjournal.com/759370/abq-has-a-new-inspector-general-first-in-three-years.html

 

February 2017 Story about the OIG Review of the Selection of Taser for APD Body Cameras: 

https://www.abqjournal.com/958309/city-investigator-finds-no-fault-in-new-deal-with-taser.html

 

June 2017 Story about the Investigation of the Animal Welfare Department: 

https://www.abqjournal.com/1025935/oig-report-raises-concerns-about-albuquerques-animal-welfare-department.html

 

Broadcast Media:

 

Sep 2017 Story regarding the Inspector General's and City Auditor's "Open Letter" requesting information from the City Administration on the transfer of unclassified employees to classified employees.

http://krqe.com/2017/09/07/probe-launched-into-employees-moving-from-unprotected-to-protected-positions/

 

Sep 2017 Stories regarding alleged campaign finance fraud by City Council candidate and the OIG investigation of the allegations, per direction of the City Board of Ethics.

http://krqe.com/2017/08/30/city-council-candidate-accused-of-campaign-finance-fraud-for-public-funding/

 

June 2017 Story and Interview of the Inspector General regarding the recent AWD Investigation: 

http://krqe.com/2017/06/29/report-animal-welfare-staff-concerned-about-public-safety/

 

February 2017 Stories about the OIG Review of the Selection of Taser for the APD Body Cameras 

http://www.koat.com/article/video-apd-body-cameras-and-tasers/8989300

 

http://www.kob.com/albuquerque-news/inspector-general-albuquerque-latest-deal-taser-international-lapel-camera-police-department-apd/4411668/

 

September 2016 Story about the vision and goals of the Inspector General: 

http://krqe.com/2016/09/15/albuquerques-new-inspector-general-looks-to-strengthen-fraud-corruption-investigations/

 

April 2016 Story about the selection and appointment of the current Inspector General

 

October 2015 Story about missing bus fare funds OIG Investigation

 

October 2015 Story about an OIG Investigation involving the AWD Director: 

http://www.koat.com/article/city-s-animal-welfare-director-reassigned-following-dangerous-dog-adoption-reports/5066894

 

December 2014 Story about improper write-off of missing funds from City Gold Courses: 

http://www.koat.com/article/golf-course-report-city-wrongfully-wrote-off-13k/5061096

 

Government Channel 16 (GOVTV):

 

July 2017 Interview of the Inspector General: 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fz6hk_aw7PE

 

Other Media:

 

November 2016 Columbia Center for the Advancement of Public Integrity - Profile in Public Integrity