What is the inspector general responsible for?

What is the inspector general responsible for?

According to the Inspector General Act of 1978, as amended, the Inspector General’s mission is to: Conduct independent and objective audits and investigations relating to DHS programs and operations. Promote economy, efficiency, and effectiveness in DHS programs and operations. Prevent and detect waste, fraud and abuse.

Are inspector general’s law enforcement?

Yes. The Homeland Security Act of 2002 (Public Law 107-296) gives special agents employed in designated offices of inspector general, including USAID’s, full statutory law enforcement authority.

What do you report to the Office of the Inspector General?

Any indications of fraud, waste, abuse of authority, mismanagement, or other wrongdoing should be reported to the OIG, your supervisor, or other appropriate authorities. You may contact the OIG directly, by telephone at (202) 418-0470 or (202) 418-0473.

Can the Inspector General prosecute?

An OIG investigation can result in a criminal proceeding only if DOJ accepts it for criminal prosecution. This effectively grants immunity against criminal prosecution based on the employee’s statements concerning the matter(s) covered by the advisement, unless the statements are found to be untruthful.

Does NASA have special agents?

NASA OIG special agent badges have the blue NASA logo at their center. NASA OIG special agents are armed, have arrest authority and can execute search warrants. They receive their law enforcement training at the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Law Enforcement Training Center in Glynco, Georgia.

Can you file an anonymous IG complaint?

If you file your complaint anonymously, we will not know who you are, and we will not be able to contact you to request additional information. In some instances, your local Inspector General has direct cognizance, purview, and oversight over programs, personnel, and operations regarding your complaint.

Does NASA have its own police?

So, in effect, NASA police are “real police” when they’re doing NASA stuff on NASA property. In other words, they have jurisdiction, just like any other cop. The FBI can’t arrest you if you cross into Mexico, and NASA cops can’t pull you over if you’re speeding on the highway 100 kilometres away from a NASA site.

Who investigates NASA?

NASA’s Office of Inspector General
As the law enforcement arm of NASA’s Office of Inspector General (OIG), the Office of Investigations (OI) is responsible for investigating crime, fraud, waste, abuse, mismanagement, and misconduct involving NASA programs, personnel, and resources.

How to contact the Inspector General of Illinois?

E-mail the Inspector General’s Office at [email protected] Complete a complaint form, which you can obtain on this Web site or in the reception area of the Attorney General’s Office.

What does the Inspector General of the state do?

The Inspector General investigates allegations of fraud, waste, abuse, mismanagement, misconduct, and related violations of the law involving individuals employed by or doing business with the Attorney General’s Office. The Inspector General’s Office is authorized by the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act (5 ILCS 430).

Is the Office of the Inspector General independent from the Attorney General?

The Inspector General’s Office is authorized by the State Officials and Employees Ethics Act (5 ILCS 430). The Office of the Inspector General is separate and independent from the Office of the Attorney General. The statute also gives the Office of the Inspector General subpoena power.

Who is allowed to complain about the Office of the Attorney General?

Both employees of the Office of the Attorney General and outside individuals are welcome to contact the Executive Inspector General’s Office with complaints about fraud, corruption, or abuse relating to employees of the Office of the Attorney General, and vendors or others doing business with the Attorney General.

What are the rules for the Office of the Inspector General?

Code 430. The Rules govern intake and investigations of complaints from the general public, child deaths or serious injuries, and allegations relevant to employee licensure action. The Rules also address the Inspector General’s reports to the director.

E-mail the Inspector General’s Office at [email protected] Complete a complaint form, which you can obtain on this Web site or in the reception area of the Attorney General’s Office.

Both employees of the Office of the Attorney General and outside individuals are welcome to contact the Executive Inspector General’s Office with complaints about fraud, corruption, or abuse relating to employees of the Office of the Attorney General, and vendors or others doing business with the Attorney General.

Can a Department attorney represent an employee during an OIG investigation?

OIG cannot compel anyone to be interviewed; however, management can direct an employee to be interviewed as requested by OIG, and take disciplinary action if the employee declines. Q: Can a Department attorney represent an employee during an OIG investigation or interview?