DOI's statistics for Calendar Yearend (“CY”) 2020, demonstrate the consequential impact that COVID-19 had on the ability to conduct investigations, advance criminal matters in the courts, and generate complaints into the agency.
A Report on DHS commercial hotel procurement process for homeless families with children. The Report found that DHS’ procurement process
did not consider criminal activity at prospective hotels prior to placing families with children at those locations.
The New York City Department of Investigation (DOI), in partnership with the United States Attorney’s Office for the Eastern District of New York, criminal
investigation of public corruption by an HRA employee involving the Supplemental Nutritional Assistance Program (SNAP).
A report regarding some employees of St. Christopher’s, Inc., a Dobbs Ferry, New York-based not-for-profit with more than
$56 million in City contracts to oversee up to 690 children in foster boarding homes, engaged in deliberately falsifying files.
An investigation into Avanti Building Consultants, Inc. also known as Risk Management Agency, Inc. (Avanti) and NYCB Engineering Group, LLC (NYCB) falsified over 450 documents at approximately 40 construction sites across the City to cover up their failure to provide licensed site Safety Managers.
An investigation into Rita Copeland, former treasurer of the Tenant Association for 51-55 East 129th St., NYC, a building participating in NYC Department of Housing Preservation and Development (HPD) Tenant Interim Lease Program (TIL), stole over $50,000 from this building.
DOI found ACS often did not ensure providers were adequately addressing concerns of poor safety performance identified in ACS' annual performance measurement process called Scorecard, and did not require providers to focus on addressing safety in its quality improvement mechanism
DOI's Office of the Inspector General for the NYPD, Fifth Annual Report on investigations and recommendations made in Calendar Year 2018 to the NYC Police Department. In addition the Report updates the status of recommendations made previously that have not been fully adopted by the NYPD.
2019 Assessment of Litigation Data Involving NYPD, pursuant to a 2017 law passed by City Council (Local Law No. 166 of 2017). The report assesses NYPD's ongoing efforts to track and analyze data from claims and lawsuits, with a particular focus on the Department's early intervention system.
An examination of certain aspects of HRA Special One-Time Assistance (SOTA) program, a rental assistance program that is designed to provide permanent, stable housing to qualified DHS clients. The Report found several deficiencies in processes and practice related to SOTA.
DOI Report finding deficiencies in how the NYPD tracks and review litigation data and trends. DOI issued report pursuant to a 2017 law passed by City Council (LL166 of 2017), and a follow-up to DOI's April 2015 report on the use of data from lawsuits involving NYPD to improve policing.
DOI Report detailing the findings of a year-long probe of the DOC hiring practices for Correction Officers, exposing persistent problems at the agency's Applicant Investigation Unit. Failures identified by DOI in a 2015 report remain, and recommended changes were never adopted by DOC.
A report of DOI's findings and recommendations following a joint investigation with the New York City Fire Department and the New York City Department of Buildings of those two agencies’ inspectional performance at 130 Liberty Street in the months preceding the fire of August 18, 2007.
Report on the investigations and recommendations made in Calendar Year
2020 and the status of previously made recommendations that have not yet been fully adopted by the NYPD. It outlines those recommendations and analyzes the extent to which NYPD has adopted or rejected DOI's proposals for reform.
Annual summary report on findings from all investigations, reviews, studies, audits and other activities of the DOC, including (a) a description of all significant findings from the investigations, reviews, studies, and audits conducted in the preceding year; (b) a description of the recommendations for corrective action made in the preceding year; (c) an identification of each recommendation described in previous annual reports on which corrective action has not been implemented or completed; and (d) the number of open investigations, reviews, studies, or audits that have been open, as of the close of the preceding calendar year, for a time period of (1) six months up to and including one year, (2) more than one year up to and including two years, (3) more than two years up to and including three years, and (4) more than three years
This Report discusses former Procurement Director, William Nelson’s theft of Richmond County District Attorney's Office (RCDA) funds, highlights the array of deficiencies in RCDA’s past fiscal practices, and sets forth DOI’s recommendations.
An examination of the reasons for ECTP’s failure to deliver a modernized 911 emergency communications system on time and within its original budget. The report discusses the findings of DOI's investigation.