Megan Carlson joined the Office of Inspector General in 2019 as a Chief Investigator for Public Safety. Previously, she served as an Investigator V with the Cook County Office of the Independent Inspector General, where she supervised the work of other investigators. Prior to that, Carlson served as an Assistant State’s Attorney with the Cook County State’s Attorney’s Office. While there, she worked in the Domestic Violence Division and Felony Review Unit, among others. She is also a Certified Fraud Examiner. Carlson earned a BA from Denison University and a JD from DePaul University College of Law.