City Of Philadelphia Office Of The Controller


The Philadelphia City Controller promotes honest, efficient, effective, and fully accountable city government. Independent of the Mayor and City Council, the City Controller conducts independent audits and analyses that provide objective information to city officials, the public, and other interested parties about the city’s financial operations, and on ways to improve city operations and the use of public resources.

Mapping Philadelphia’s Gun Violence Crisis

An interactive tool that maps the victims of the city’s gun violence from 2015 to present day, including the race/ethnicity, age and gender of victims.

Review and Analysis of the Philadelphia Police Department

A review of the Philadelphia Police Department focused on how it spends its budgeted funds and deploys its available resources.

Data Release: Property Assessment Accuracy

A data release focused on the accuracy of property assessments for Tax Year 2023.

About the City Controller


The City Controller is a popularly-elected City official and serves four-year terms, staggered from Mayor and Council elections, and is not subject to term limits. The City Controller is the Chief Auditor of the City of Philadelphia and the School District. The City Controller is independent of the Mayor and City Council and is charged with auditing their operations.

Learn More about About the City Controller

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