The Office of Inspector General (OIG) serves as a central point for coordination of and responsibility for activities that promote accountability, integrity and efficiency in the Department of Transportation. We conduct audits, investigations and management reviews relating to the programs and operations of the agency.
It's Never The Wrong Time To Do The Right Thing!
Call when you think...
...someone is using DOT property or people for personal gain;
...someone is intentionally misleading DOT for financial gain;
...someone is taking some benefit to "look the other way"; or
...you're not sure if you should call to report suspicions.
How to Report Fraud
The Mission of the Office of Inspector General is to provide independent and objective investigative and audit services that promote accountability, integrity, and efficiency within the Florida Department of Transportation and its partners.
Our Vision is to be a model Office of Inspector General, leading through a culture of accountability, diversity, and optimal performance.
Our Values are to be "One" Office of Inspector General, be safe, be professional, be accountable, be effective communicators, be innovative, be technology oriented, be office environment aware, be self-aware.
FDOT Vital Few
The OIG strives to follow the FDOT's initiative of the Vital Few by Improving Safety, Enhancing Mobility, Inspiring Innovation, and Fostering Talent.
The OIG is located in Tallahassee and provides coverage from this central location. The Office of Inspector General was created as part of the Inspector General Act of 1994 which created an Office of Inspector General in each state agency
"as a central point for coordination of and responsibility for activities that promote accountability, integrity and efficiency in government."
Section 20.055, F.S., defines the duties and responsibilities of agency inspectors' general as follows:
Providing direction for and coordinating audits, investigations and management reviews relating to the programs and operations of the agency.
Keeping the agency head informed concerning fraud, abuses and deficiencies relating to programs and operations administered or financed by the state agency, recommended corrective action concerning fraud, abuses and deficiencies and report on the progress made in implementing corrective action.
Reviewing the actions taken by the state agency to improve program performance and meet program standards and making recommendations for improvement, if necessary.
Advising in the development of performance measures, standards and procedures for evaluating agency programs; reviewing actions taken by the agency to improve performance to meet program standards.
Ensuring an appropriate balance is maintained between audit, investigative, and other accountability activities.
Risk Assessment and 2021-22 Audit Plan
August 4, 2021
Our Work Plan is risk-based to provide broad coverage of department programs, systems, and controls. The OIG’s risk analysis is based on input from the Assistant Secretaries, District Secretaries, Chief of Staff, Functional
Area Managers, Federal Highway Administration, and the Florida Transportation Commission Executive Director.
2020-21 Annual Report
September 24, 2021
Statutorily required report of all OIG activities for the preceding fiscal year.
The Florida Department of Transportation Office of Inspector General is seeking Reaccreditation
October 20, 2021
The Florida Department of Transportation, Office of Inspector General-Investigations Section, will be undergoing a reassessment by the Commission for Florida Law Enforcement Accreditation in an effort to retain accredited status, On November 17, 2021, the Florida Department of Transportation, Office of Inspector General-Investigations Section will be reassessed for compliance on policies and procedures, management, operations, and practices.