The City of Philadelphia announced today that Adam Geer will join the Office of the Inspector General as Deputy Inspector General for Public Safety
PHILADELPHIA – Adam Geer joins the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) for the City of Philadelphia as the Deputy Inspector General for Public Safety. In this role, Geer will work with leadership from various City agencies and stakeholders including the Philadelphia Police Department (PPD), Office of the Mayor, Police Advisory Commission and civic associations, fulfilling one of the commitments of the Reconciliation Committee to improve public trust in the fairness and efficacy of local law enforcement.
“I view my position as another important tool in the City’s public safety toolbelt,” Geer said. “I look forward to working with the dedicated members of the PPD and joining our City and community partners, who are already hard at work, on this difficult and necessary work.”
Prior to joining the OIG, Geer served as an Assistant District Attorney for the Philadelphia District Attorney’s Office (DAO). A veteran of the DAO, he was most recently assigned as a prosecutor in the Homicide Unit, while also serving as the Office’s Director of Diversity, Equity & Inclusion.
Geer has written and spoken on the importance of diversity in prosecutor’s offices and was a member of the pilot class of “Prosecution Leaders of Now,” a leadership-focused collaboration of organizations that champion the transformation of prosecution.
He is a member of the boards for the Sarita and Claire Wright Lucas Foundation and the Eastern Passyunk Avenue Business Improvement District and is also a volunteer advisor to Women Against Abuse. He is a graduate of New York University and received his law degree from Temple University.
About the Office of the Inspector General
The mission of the Office of the Inspector General (OIG) is to enhance public confidence in the integrity of City government by rooting out corruption, fraud, misconduct, waste and mismanagement. For more information, visit: www.phila.gov/ig.