Chicago Inspector General Uncovers City Worker Scandals

Racist emails sent by Department of Water Management employees.

Office of Emergency Management employees blocking off a street near the United Center to give free parking to friends and family.

These and other transgressions within city departments were made public in a quarterly report released Monday by the Chicago Office of Inspector General.

The office is tasked with rooting out misconduct and waste within city government by launching independent investigations and audits.

You can read the OIG’s full report on the office’s website.

Chicago Inspector General Joe Ferguson joins us to discuss his office’s investigative work.


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