Meet the Inspector General
​​​​​​​​​​​John W. Scott


Carol J. Breece heads the Broward County Office of the Inspector General, which the Broward County Charter established with voter approval in November 2010.  The OIG investigates misconduct (including fraud, abuse, and ethics violations) and gross mismanagement in the county’s 32 local governments.  This responsibility encompasses county and municipal budgets totaling nearly $13 billion and covers more than 175 elected officials, 28,000 employees, and 20,000 registered vendors. 
Ms. Breece has been with the OIG since 2012.  Her over 30-year public service career includes serving as Broward OIG General Counsel, Florida Chief Assistant Statewide Prosecutor, and Assistant State Attorney for Miami-Dade County.  She also ran her own law practice specializing in civil and criminal white collar defense.  Since 2015, she has been an adjunct faculty member teaching public service ethics and professionalism for Florida International University.  She is also on the Board of Directors of the Association of Inspectors General.  Her law degree is from The Catholic University of America in Washington, D.C., and her B.A. in Criminal Justice is from the University of Maryland at College Park.  She is a Certified Inspector General, a Certified Fraud Examiner, Board Certified in Criminal Trial Law by The Florida Bar, and AV Preeminent Rated by Martindale-Hubbell.​​

Broward Office of the Inspector General
One North University Drive, Suite 111
Plantation, Florida 33324
Tel: (954) 357-7873

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