The Office of the Inspector General and its two bureaus, State Investigations and Internal Audit, perform the following functions:
To provide the department with an independent review, audit, or investigation of department operations and programs, thereby improving the accountability, efficiency and effectiveness of those activities.
Specific Areas of Responsibility
To meet the growing needs of a rapidly expanding Department of Corrections, the Office of the Inspector General has had to maximize the efficient use of its resources by addressing those matters of greatest concern and vulnerability to fraud and abuse. Specific functions and the benefits they provide are as follows: