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Department of Homeland Security Edit

The Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of Inspector General (OIG) was established by the Homeland Security Act of 2002,[1] by an amendment to the Inspector General Act of 1978.

Intelligence community Edit

The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) conducts independent investigations, audits, inspections, and special reviews of IC programs and activities that are the responsibility of and under the authority of the DNI to detect and deter waste, fraud, abuse, and misconduct, and to promote integrity, economy, efficiency, and effectiveness in the IC.

The Inspector General for the IC leads the OIG, chairs the IC Inspectors General Forum, receives and investigates allegations of IC activities constituting a violation of laws, rules, or regulations; mismanagement; gross waste of funds; abuse of authority; or a substantial and specific danger to the public health and safety. The Inspector General for the IC accepts and processes notifications from IC employees or contractors who are intending to report an urgent concern to the U.S. Congress.

References Edit

  1. Pub. L. No. 107-296.

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