The major goals of the Office of the Inspector General are delineated as follows:
Law Enforcement Authority
Amend Chapter 944.31 to give the Secretary authority to designate inspectors within the Office of the Inspector General as sworn law enforcement officers. Would streamline the department's criminal investigations by not having to rely on outside law enforcement agencies, particularly in the area of making arrests. Would increase the professionalism and perception of objectivity of DC investigations by having all law enforcement certified staff.
Improve Investigative Process
Continue to improve the process for conducting investigations to add the following enhancements:
Contraband Interdiction Unit
Safety and Risk Management