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Whistleblower Hotline

whistleblower hotline

If you see or suspect waste, fraud or abuse of county resources, don’t ignore it!  Please take a minute and report your suspicions to our Erie County Whistleblower Hotline. All calls or e-mails to the tip lines go directly to the Comptroller’s Division of Audit and Control, where our staff will investigate every report or allegation.

Fill out the Whistleblower complaint form

If you have any questions, please call 716-858-8400 or email


Visit the following sites to report common complaints directly:

Report pothole complaints to or call the Department of Public Works at 716.858.7966

Report concerns about restaurants, rodents, and nursing home issues on the Department of Health form here

Report issues in the City of Buffalo to 3-1-1 by calling or using this form.