The 2012 Charter of the City of Detroit authorizes this office to investigate allegations of fraud, abuse, waste, and corruption involving City of Detroit employees and contractors who do business with the City. We do not have jurisdiction over private citizens who commit criminal acts.
The Office of Inspector General does not handle the following:
- Property Inspections
- Domestic Violence
- Identity Theft
- Land-Lord/Tenants issues
- Parking Issues-Lot or street
- Housing Issues
- Slip & Falls
- Mail Fraud issues
Here is a list of helpful contacts for concerns we do not handle
Please see below:
Property Inspections Contact City of Detroit Building and Safety Department (BSEED)at 313-224-2733
Vacant Lot purchasing vacant lot information contact Detroit Land Bank at 313-818-9041.
Land-Lords & Tenants issues contact COD Building & Safety Dept. Land-Lord/Tenants division at 313-224-3949
Identity Theft, Domestic Violence, Allegations of Illegal and other related crimes. Please contact Detroit Police Department Crime Reporting Unit at 313-267-4600.
Slip & Falls on City of Detroit property contact the COD Law Department at 313-224-4550.
Mail Fraud issues not involving City of Detroit Departments, Agencies, and Employees contact the United States Post Office at 1-888-767-6424.
Illegal Dumping contact COD Ombudsman Department at 224-6000.
House property tax issues contact Wayne County Treasury at 313-224-5990