Stephen B. Street, Jr., State Inspector General
Stephen B. Street, Jr., State Inspector General


The mission of the Louisiana State Office of Inspector General is to help prevent and detect waste, mismanagement, abuse, fraud, and corruption in the executive brand of the state government without regard to partisan politics, allegiances, status, or influence.

The Louisiana State Inspector General is an independent office with a mission to investigate white collar criminal and public corruption cases, and to prevent fraud and corruption in the executive branch of state government. The office is a designated law enforcement agency by statute, with the associated investigative powers and privileges. Stephen Street has served as Louisiana’s Inspector General since January of 2008.

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Any person, including public employees, may file complaints or provide information concerning the operation of state government with the Office of State Inspector General.

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Louisiana State Board of Private Security Examiners (LSBPSE) Supplemental Report

Date Published: 12-18-2023

This supplemental public report details further investigation into the Louisiana State Board of Private Security Examiners.

Springfield Man Sentenced to 48 Months in Federal Prison for Wire Fraud in Connection with Fraudulent Scheme to Obtain Pandemic Unemployment Benefits

Date Published: 09-15-2023

Baton Rouge, La - United States Attorney Ronald C. Gathe, Jr. announced that U.S. Chief Judge Shelly D. Dick sentenced Chaz Ryan Watkins, age 35, of Springfield, Louisiana, to 48 months in federal prison following his conviction for wire fraud in connection with a fraudulent scheme to obtain pandemic unemployment benefits.

Former Financial Director of Monroe Hospital Sentenced for Committing Wire Fraud

Date Published: 06-21-2023

MONROE, La. – Edward Calloway, 44, of West Monroe, Louisiana, has been sentenced on federal wire fraud charges, announced United States Attorney Brandon B. Brown. At the sentencing hearing, Chief United States District Judge Terry A. Doughty sentenced Calloway to 24 months in prison, followed by 3 years of supervised release.

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Is OIG the right government agency for my complaint?

About the OIG...

The Office of State Inspector General is a law enforcement agency with jurisdiction over the executive branch of state government as defined in Title 36 of the Louisiana Revised Statutes. This jurisdiction includes a selection of state agencies and a selection of state boards and commissions. OIG jurisdiction may extend to vendors and contractors who conduct business with a covered state agency, as well as programs that are funded with grants issued by a covered state agency.

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Louisiana State Inspector General

MAILING ADDRESS: P.O. Box 94095, Baton Rouge, LA 70804-9095

PHYSICAL ADDRESS: 602 North 5th Street, Suite 621, Baton Rouge, LA 70802

PHONE NUMBER: (225) 342-4262 | FAX NUMBER: (225) 342-6761


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