Section 20.055, Florida Statutes established in each state agency an Office of Inspector General to provide a central point for coordination of and responsibility for activities that promote accountability, integrity, and efficiency in state government. The vision of the Florida Inspectors General is "Enhancing Public Trust in Government" and the mission is to "Provide Leadership in the Promotion of Accountability and Integrity of State Government".
Within each Office of Inspector General, there are two distinct functions: audits and
The audit function is an independent, objective assurance and consulting activity designed to add value and improve the agency’s operations or operations funded by the agency. In carrying out the audit
responsibilities, the Inspector General reviews and evaluates internal controls to ensure fiscal accountability of the agency. Audits are conducted in accordance with professional auditing standards.
In carrying out the
investigative duties, the Inspector General initiates, conducts, supervises, and coordinates investigations designed to detect, deter, prevent, and eradicate fraud, waste, mismanagement, misconduct, and other abuses in government. Each Inspectors General Office also conducts investigations pursuant to the Whistle-blower’s Act (Sections 112.3187-112.31895, Florida Statutes).
Agency Inspector General Annual Reports
Agency Audit Plans