Legal Department

Office of Inspector General

The City of Houston’s Office of Inspector General (OIG) investigates certain allegations of employee misconduct.  OIG also investigates concerns about possible workplace violence.  Further, OIG investigates allegations of wage theft by City contractors and subcontractors.  The OIG also acts as Ombudsman to the Independent Police Oversight Board.

PHYSICAL ADDRESS
Office of Inspector General
900 Bagby, 4th Floor
Houston, Texas  77002
OIG Hotline: (832) 394-5100
Administration: (832) 393-6509
MAILING ADDRESS
Office of Inspector General
Post Office Box 368
Houston, Texas 77001-0368

For example, allegations of discrimination, harassment, retaliation or fraud, waste and abuse should be reported on the OIG Complaint of Employee Misconduct Form available for download below in English and Spanish.  Other languages are available by contacting the OIG Hotline. 

Executive Order 1-50 prohibiting discrimination, harassment, and retaliation and Executive Order 1-39 concerning the establishment of OIG are available below, as are the procedures for handling concerns about Workplace Violence.  Other languages are available by contacting the OIG Hotline.

Allegations that a city contractor or subcontractor has engaged in wage theft should be reported on the forms available in English and Spanish below. Other languages are available by contacting the OIG Hotline.

Individuals seeking OIG services as Ombudsman to the Independent Police Oversight Board (IPOB) may write, call or use the attached form, which should be sworn in front of a notary.