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The Broward Office of the Inspector General (OIG)

acts as an independent watchdog for the residents of Broward County,
promoting local government integrity and accountability.

Recent Activity

  • Probable Cause Finding:  State Ethics Commission finds probable cause on former Hallandale Beach Commissioner Anthony Sanders for violating state ethics laws in matter referred by the OIG, Ref. OIG 16-011, September 19, 2019  view pdf
  • OIG Closing Memorandum:  Errors in Billing Under Town of Southwest Ranches Franchise Agreements for Collection and Disposal of Bulk Waste after Hurricane Irma, Ref. OIG 18-006-A, September 12, 2019  view pdf
  • OIG Closing Memorandum:  Concerns of Fairness and Financial Prudence in the City of Fort Lauderdale's Building Code Enforcement and Assessment of After-the-Fact Permit Fees, Ref. OIG 15-017, August 27, 2019  view pdf
  • Final Report:  City of Miramar Employee Engaged in Misconduct by Doing Business with His Own Agency, Ref. OIG 16-006-C, July 31, 2019  view pdf

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Mission of the OIG

The mission of the Broward Office of the Inspector General (OIG) is to act as an independent watchdog for the residents of Broward County. We promote integrity and accountability by investigating allegations of misconduct including fraud, corruption, and abuse and gross mismanagement, by officials and employees of the charter government of Broward County, its thirty-one municipalities, and all entities and persons who provide goods and services to the County and the municipalities. The OIG publicly reports its findings to keep residents informed. Whenever appropriate, the OIG seeks criminal prosecution, civil recoveries, administrative and monetary sanctions, and ethics sanctions of those responsible for fraud, waste and abuse in government.

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Ethics Program

The OIG is charged with investigating and reporting misconduct by Broward’s county and municipal elected officials, public employees, and providers. We conduct disclosure compliance reviews, initiate ethics inquiries, follow up on tips and complaints, and commence investigations to determine if there is cause to believe that ethical misconduct has occurred.

Not all unethical conduct is within our jurisdiction: only conduct that would be a violation of law, charter, or ordinance or would be gross mismanagement is within our authority to review, investigate, report, refer, and prosecute.

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

Independently organized and administered
to ensure no external interference or influence.