Can I file an anonymous IG complaint?
ANONYMOUS FILING STATUS: 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. A quicker way to resolve your complaint, could be to first contact your local or command-level Inspector General’s Office.
What are some types of online misconduct?
ONLINE MISCONDUCT. THE USE OF ELECTRONIC COMMUNICATION TO INFLICT HARM. EXAMPLES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO: HARASSMENT, BULLYING, HAZING, STALKING, DISCRIMINATION, RETALIATION, OR ANY OTHER TYPES OF MISCONDUCT THAT UNDERMINE DIGNITY AND RESPECT.
What does the Air Force Inspector General do?
The Inspector General independently assesses and reports on the overall readiness, economy, efficiency, and the state of discipline of the Department of the Air Force to the Secretary of the Air Force through specified inquiries, investigations and inspections.
Can deployed soldiers use social media?
Deployed Soldiers, or Soldiers conducting operations in classified areas, should not use location-based social networking services.
What is the role of the Office of the Inspector General?
OIG’s mission is to provide objective oversight to promote the economy, efficiency, effectiveness, and integrity of HHS programs, as well as the health and welfare of the people they serve.
Where do I report military misconduct?
Complaints of fraud, waste and abuse in the Department of Defense or any military service can be reported separately through a hotline that has been set up. Complaints can be called in Monday through Friday, 8am to 4pm EST, at 1- You can also email your complaint.
What power does the inspector general have?
DHS Office of Inspector General investigators have statutory law enforcement authority, including the power to make arrests, execute warrants, and carry firearms.
Do American soldiers have to pay for leave?
As part of the military pay and benefits package, military service members earn 30 days of paid leave per year. You start at zero and for every month of military service, 2.5 days of leave get added to your leave account. Reserve components have some special rules for how and when they can use of their leave
How do you start an IG complaint?
All complaints made to the DoD Inspector General are protected communications under the Whistleblower Protection Act. Complainants are protected from reprisals, including unwarranted referrals for mental health evaluations. The DoD IG Hotline can be reached at (800) 424-9098.
Can 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.
How do I report a soldier for online misconduct?
For those unable to call toll-free or DSN, call You can also send a text to *55-247 (within CONUS) or (OCONUS) or online chat with a counselor at www.SafeHelpline.org 24-hours-a-day
What happens when you file an IG complaint?
The complaints resolution process begins when a complaint is received by the IG. If possible, the IG will acknowledge receipt of the complaint at that time. If the complaint was received via fax, e-mail, or mail, the IG is required to confirm receipt (in writing, by telephone, or in person) within 5 duty days
How do I report a Marine misconduct?
Additionally, the Marine Corps DSTRESS Line 1-provides anonymous phone and chat referral service available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Marines who have witnessed prohibited conduct should report the misconduct to their Chain of Command.
What is online misconduct?
Online misconduct is a term that describes unacceptable or improper behavior through the use of technology. The misconduct may also constitute violations of articles of the Uniform Code of Military Justice (UCMJ)
How many terminal leave days can I take?
Max terminal leave is 60 days except for emergencies. Use terminal leave to finish projects, not to formulate them. Take time to relax!