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Office of theInspector General

The Office of the Inspector General functions independently to conduct investigations to identify fraud, abuse and illegal acts, while also identifying ways to promote efficiency, accountability and integrity in Baltimore County government operations.

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The OIG's responsibilities and jurisdiction include:

  • Identifying fraud, abuse and illegal acts by responding to complaints/tips, conducting investigations and issuing reports of its findings to the County Executive, as well as the County Council when applicable.
  • Promoting efficiency, accountability and integrity in Baltimore County government
  • Investigating allegations of waste
  • Previously served as the Executive Director of the Baltimore County Ethics Commission. This has moved to the Office of Law. Contact the Commission by calling 410-887-5904 or emailing


Read the below press releases regarding the contemplated amendments to Bills 83-23 and 83-24 from the following organizations:

Report Fraud, Abuse, Waste and Illegal Acts

Anyone with information about fraud, waste, abuse or an illegal act concerning Baltimore County government employees, resources, operations or vendors should report it to the OIG.

Schedule an In-Person Appointment

To discuss a matter in person, contact our office to schedule an appointment.

Learn About the Office

About the Inspector General

Kelly Madigan

Kelly Madigan has served as the Inspector General for Baltimore County since the inception of the office in January 2020.

A native of California, Kelly attended the University of Michigan and received her B.A. in History before moving to Maryland and attending the University of Baltimore School of Law where she graduated magna cum laude, was a member of the Heuisler Honor Society and was the recipient of the Law Faculty Award upon graduation.

Prior to being appointed Inspector General, Kelly was a career prosecutor. She was an Assistant State’s Attorney for Baltimore City for over 11 years trying homicide, complex wiretap and other general felony cases. She also served as a supervisor for the Misdemeanor Trial Unit where she mentored young attorneys honing their trial skills. After leaving the State’s Attorney’s Office for Baltimore City, she became an Assistant State Prosecutor trying political corruption cases where she remained for four years, rising to become both the Deputy State Prosecutor, then Acting State Prosecutor.

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Office of the Inspector General

Historic Courthouse
400 Washington Avenue
Towson, Maryland 21204


Monday through Friday
8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.




Inspector General

Kelly Madigan


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