Section 20.055(2), F.S., created, in all state agencies an Office of Inspector General to provide a central point for coordination of and responsibility for activities that promote accountability, integrity and efficiency in government. The Inspector General for the Florida Department of State is under the general supervision of the Secretary of the Department of State for administrative purposes and reports to the Chief Inspector General.
The Office of Inspector General (OIG) mission is to promote accountability, integrity and efficiency for the citizens of Florida by providing objective, timely audit and investigative services. The OIG conducts independent and objective audits, investigations as well as review of agency issues and programs to assist the department in accomplishing its mission.
Report Fraud or Misconduct within DOS:
Office of Inspector General
Florida Department of State
R. A. Gray Building
500 S. Bronough Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0250
Departments Other than the Department of State:
For complaints that involve matters not under the jurisdiction of the Florida Department of State, complainants should file with the Office of Inspector General for the agency or department which has jurisdiction over the complaint. This link may be useful in contacting the appropriate agency Inspector General.
Whistle Blower Hotline:
The Office of the Chief Inspector General, Executive Office of the Governor, operates the state employee Whistle Blower hotline. The hotline is maintained to provide state employees with the opportunity to report instances of significant waste, misconduct, or mismanagement with their respective Departments without fear of retaliation.
Post Office Box 151
Tallahassee, Florida 32302
850.922.1060 in Tallahassee
Get Lean Hotline:
The Florida Department of Financial Services operates a “Get Lean Hotline” to respond to comments about applicable to waste, fraud, and abuse within state government and to accept suggestions on how the state can save money. You may contact the “Get Lean Hotline” by calling toll free in Florida 1.800.438.5326 or at getleanflorida.com.