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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:
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:
DoD OIG personnel will not disclose the identity of an IG source to individuals outside the DoD OIG unless one of the following conditions below is met:
a. The complainant or witness consents to disclosure outside of the DoD OIG and disclosure is made pursuant to the DoD OIG personnel’s duties.
b. The DoD Inspector General determines the disclosure is unavoidable during the course of the investigation.
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.