A Brookings Institution report found when Congress cuts OIG budgets, it costs the government money and contributes to the Federal deficit.
Transparency and Accountability
All law enforcement professionals, including OIG special agents, can find themselves in dangerous situations at any time while on duty.
Since assuming his role in 2004, the Inspector General has intensified efforts to prevent and detect fraud, waste, and abuse in SSA’s programs.
We hold in the highest regard our mission to protect our agents, Social Security employees, and the general public from those who would do them harm.
If you're on a mobile device, you'll see a site that’s much easier to navigate.
We’re proud to share that some of our colleagues were recently recognized for their outstanding efforts related to OIG missions.
We’re proud to have hit the one-year mark since the launch of the new OIG site, and we’re happy to be able to say: We hear you, and we thank you.
We continue to work hard to protect the Social Security Administration’s programs and its employees.
We address recent media reports regarding the organization’s purchase of ammunition for our special agents’ duty weapons.
Communication between an Inspector General’s office and the U.S. Congress is more open and ongoing than you might think.