The Office of the Inspector General serves as a central point for coordination of and responsibility for activities that promote accountability, integrity and efficiency in government. Responsibilities of the Inspector General’s office are to:
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- direct and coordinate audits, investigations and management reviews
- promote economy and efficiency
- prevent and/or detect fraud, waste, and abuse
- recommend corrective action concerning fraud, abuses, weaknesses and deficiencies
- report expeditiously to the appropriate law enforcement agency when there is a reasonable basis to believe a violation of criminal law occurred
- advise in the development of performance measures, standards and procedures for evaluating agency programs, and administrative policies and procedures
To ensure an appropriate balance between audit, investigative and other accountability activities; the Office of the Inspector General is composed of two sections, Internal Audits and Investigations.
The mission of the Office of the Inspector General is to assist the Department of Military Affairs and its employees in maintaining the highest level of accountability, integrity, efficiency, and compliance within programs and activities.
The Inspector General’s team reminds DMA employees they are required to report a reasonably based suspicion when it is believed:
- a department employee or contractor is misusing state resources
- a department employee or contractor is violating law, rule or policy
- a vendor is misleading the department for financial gain
- someone is taking some benefit for “looking the other way”
To report suspected cases of fraud, waste, or abuse, or to share your comments and suggestions for the improvement of state government, you can contact us, or: Chief Inspector General’s Whistle Blower Hotline: 1-800-543-5353