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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: 

http://krqe.com/2016/04/18/new-albuquerque-inspector-general-hired/

 

October 2015 Story about missing bus fare funds OIG Investigation: 

http://krqe.com/2015/10/05/nearly-250000-in-albuquerque-bus-fare-money-goes-missing/

 

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

http://www.law.columbia.edu/public-integrity/profiles-public-integrity-david-harper