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Baltimore City IG: Housing department lacked policies against bribing inspectors

August 24, 2023

Until earlier this month, the Baltimore City Department of Housing and Community Development had no policy in place for when building inspectors were offered bribes on the job, an investigation by Baltimore City Inspector General Isabel Mercedes Cumming found. While looking into a separate complaint, which was unsubstantiated, the office found that there was no policy in place for building inspectors to reference when contractors offered them money or gift cards during inspections, according to a six-page report published Tuesday.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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