Ethics and Compliance

The City of Irvine’s City Council and management team are committed to the highest standards of ethical and legal behavior and to proper stewardship of taxpayer dollars. As part of this commitment, the City of Irvine has an Integrity Line for employees, vendors, and the public at large to report concerns about suspected fraud, waste, or abuse. The City of Irvine has contracted with an independent company, NAVEX Global, to accept calls 24 hours a day, 7 days per week. Call the Integrity Line to report:

  • Fraudulent Behavior
  • Conflicts of Interest
  • Unlawful Conduct
  • Unsafe or Unhealthy Conditions
  • Discrimination
  • Sexual Harassment
  • Workplace Violence
  • Substance Abuse

NAVEX Global

NAVEX Global is carefully designed and managed to maintain your confidentiality and anonymity throughout the reporting process. Calls are not recorded or traced. Step-by-step instructions guide you to help ensure that you do not inadvertently compromise its safeguards. 

Step 1:  Call 866-428-1509 (toll free).

Step 2:  A communication specialist will document your report.

Step 3:  The information is relayed to the appropriate City department to investigate your concern.

Step 4:  A report key and password for follow-up will be issued to the caller.

Other Fraud Hotline Phone Numbers


Doing Business with the City of Irvine 

Whistleblowers Protection Policy