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 Our Commitment

 
Sarasota County Government is dedicated to demonstrating a high level of integrity and creating a highly ethical working environment.

With that in mind, a reporting system has been established to report suspected or observed fraudulent or unethical behavior. Employees are encouraged to use the system to ensure that all business matters are conducted with the highest level of integrity.
 

 No Retaliation

 

Employees of Sarasota County Government shall not be subject to retaliation for reports made in good faith alleging fraud.

Report the following matters to the Ethics and Fraud hotline
  •  Deliberate misrepresentation of financial matters  
  •  Embezzlement
  •  Falsification of contracts, reports or records
  •  Misuse of assets or services
  •  Theft
  •  Corruption: conflict of interest, bribery
 

 How to report other matters

 

Employee harassment, discrimination or
labor grievances:

Contact Sarasota County Human Resources
at 941-861-5353.

Improper moral or unethical behavior by:

 

 How to Report Ethics or Fraud Concerns

 
Call 1-855-506-0304
 

The hotline is managed by EthicsPoint, an independent, outside reporting company.   

This hotline allows you to remain anonymous, unless you choose to be identified. 
 
It's important to know that the information you provide regarding an allegation may be considered a public record unless confidential pursuant to Florida Statute Section 112.3188 or other applicable law. Your call does not constitute a disclosure pursuant to the Florida Whistleblower's Act.
 
If you prefer not to use the hotline, you may also report suspected fraud directly to the Sarasota County Clerk of the Circuit Court and County Comptroller Internal Audit Department, Office of the Inspector General.

Mail:

Attention: Ethics and Fraud Hotline
P.O. Box 3079
Sarasota, Florida 34236

Fax:  941-861-5704
 
Walk-in:

Sarasota County Administration Center

Clerk of the Circuit Court and County Comptroller Internal Audit Department,
Office of the Inspector General

1660 Ringling Blvd., 4th Floor
Sarasota, Florida 34236  

 
EthicsPoint is NOT a 911 or Emergency Service.  Do not use this hotline to report events presenting an immediate threat to life or property.  Reports submitted through this service may not receive an immediate response.  If you require emergency assistance, please contact your local authorities.
 
 
 

Sarasota County, Florida
941-861-5000
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