City of Springfield, Illinois

James O. Langfelder - Mayor

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Inspector General



Effective January 17, 2017, the City of Springfield’s Inspector General has been former Judge Roger Holmes who served on the Seventh Judicial Circuit for more than 20 years.   Judge Holmes philosophy, "As a trial court judge and inspector general, my role is to have a neutral approach to every case...confidentiality and autonomy are the two key words to the position."

The initial correspondence and investigation of the complaints are anonymous to anyone outside the Inspector General’s office. The IG’s office is offsite and not in affiliation with any City of Springfield facilities.

To report a claim or to reach out to the Inspector General, please call 217.391.1630.

Previous findings of the Inspector General are located below:

In the absence of Judge Holmes, John Mehlick will serve as the alternate Inspector General.