Examples of these types of violations include:
Certain matters may be better resolved through other channels, instead of the DoD Hotline.The following matters are NOT generally investigated by the Department of Defense Inspector General.
Here are some consideration points regarding what to expect after you file a Hotline complaint:
DoD Hotline will not disclose the identity of a complainant unless they consent to such disclosure, or the DoD Hotline Director determines that such disclosure is otherwise unavoidable in order to conduct an inquiry
You are not required to identify yourself when submitting a DoD Hotline complaint. In addition to filing anonymously (where you do not give your name to the DoD Hotline), you may choose to provide your name and request confidentiality.
CONSENT TO DISCLOSURE:
The DoD Hotline will only disclose your identity on a "need-to-know" basis to organizations necessary to conduct an inquiry and take corrective actions, unless a court of law or other legal authority mandates disclosing your identity. It may be beneficial for investigative personnel to clarify or obtain additional information from you. In these cases, consent to disclose your identity would aid the investigative process.
ANONYMOUS FILING STATUS: