How is the Inspector General selected and who does the Inspector General report to?
How does the Inspector General keep the Director of National Intelligence, Department of Defense, and Congress up-to-date on findings?
What is the difference between an audit, inspection, and investigation?
Do audits and inspections ever turn up anything besides bad news?
Are audit and inspection results made public?
How does the OIG choose the programs it will audit, inspect, or investigate?
What protections are available for whistle blowers?
What is fraud, waste, and mismanagement?
What can/can't the NRO OIG investigate?
Do NRO OIG investigators have the authority to arrest suspects?
May I remain anonymous when contacting the NRO OIG?
Yes. The OIG relies on concerned employees and citizens to provide us with information regarding alleged waste, fraud, and mismanagement in the NRO. We realize that you may wish to remain anonymous in submitting an allegation to us. However, your information is most useful to us if we can contact you by telephone or mail for additional information or, in some cases, if we can interview you personally. Therefore, we encourage you to identify yourself when you contact us.