Office of the Inspector General
The Office of the Inspector General (OIG) is a part of the Office of the Secretary. The OIG is responsible for conducting a full range of independent and objective audits, inspections, management analyses and investigations. These assessments help to safeguard and efficiently manage the department's resources, operations and business functions, and to prevent and detect fraud, waste, and abuse. This office also coordinates the department's legislative audit response process, and provides technical assistance and advisory services to its audit customers. The OIG's efforts aim to help the department achieve the highest standards of good management, accountability, and professional integrity.