Episode 6

Good Evening, Deborah Witzburg: Inspector General for the City of Chicago

Pat speaks with Chicago’s Inspector General, Deborah Witzburg on her preference for being called Inspector or General, the “vivid history” of Chicago corruption, how being a Red Sox fan taught her resilience, and alternatives to optimism. 

About Chicago OIG, Deborah Witzburg

Deborah Witzburg serves as Inspector General for the City of Chicago, having been appointed to her first term in April 2022. Previously, she served as the City’s Deputy Inspector General for Public Safety, overseeing independent, objective evaluations and reviews of Chicago’s police and police accountability agencies, to enhance public safety, protecting civil liberties and civil rights, and improving the relationship between the police and the communities they serve. Read more here

The Chicago Office of Inspector General works to make Chicago government better and hold City actors accountable when they break the rules. Stay up to date with their progress by following them on all social platforms @ChicagoOIG

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