About the Inspector General

Francine Tournour began her career in law enforcement as a Deputy Sheriff in Contra Costa County, where she quickly gained an appreciation for the complex field of law enforcement. After working in law enforcement for a brief period, she began working for the City of Sacramento as a Deputy Director for the Office of Public Safety Accountability. 

In 2008, she was promoted to the Director role of that office, where she was responsible for conducting all complex and sensitive investigations for the City's 1,300 employees.

Tournour has a bachelor's degree in Criminal Justice from Madonna University and a master's degree in Emergency Management from California State University, Long Beach.​