Office of Inspector General Contact Information

OIG Email:
OIG Telephone:
(850) 410-7228
Physical Address:
Florida Department of Law Enforcement
2331 Phillips Road
Tallahassee, Florida
Office of Inspector General
Florida Department of Law Enforcement
Post Office Box 1489
Tallahassee, Florida

Florida Department of Law Enforcement Office of Inspector General 
Inspector General Lourdes Howell-Thomas

It is the mission of the Office of Inspector General (OIG) to assist the Department of Law Enforcement by providing timely and professional auditing, consulting, and review services; and promoting accountability, integrity, economy, efficiency and effectiveness of the department’s divisions, services and activities.

In 1994, the Inspector General Act was passed in the state of Florida. Section 20.055, Florida Statutes (F.S.), establishes an Office of Inspector General in each state agency to provide a central point for coordination of and responsibility for activities that promote accountability, integrity, and efficiency in government. Our mission is to provide timely and professional auditing, consulting, and review services that promote accountability, integrity, efficiency, and effectiveness in the Department.

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Office of Inspector General Organization:

The FDLE Office of Inspector General is composed of two sections: Audits and Strategy and Accountability.

The Audits Section is responsible for conducting audits, advising on performance measures, and providing consulting services.

The Strategy and Accountability Section is composed of three units: Accreditation and Evaluation, Customer Complaints, and Strategy and Policy.

Florida Department of Law Enforcement Priorities

FDLE is composed of five areas: Executive Direction and Business Support, Criminal Investigations and Forensic Science, Criminal Justice Information, Criminal Justice Professionalism and Florida Capitol Police. FDLE’s duties, responsibilities and procedures are mandated through Chapter 943, FS, and Chapter 11, FAC. To learn more about these areas, read our Statement of Agency Organization and Operation or visit our Open Government page.