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FOIA Reading Room

The FOIA Reading Room contains categories of documents of public interest released since 2020 in response to FOIA requests to the OIG. Additional documents are added periodically after they are released in response to FOIA requests.


Deborah M. Waller
Supervisory Government Information Specialist
Office of the Inspector General
Office of General Counsel
950 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Room 4726
Washington, DC 20530
Voice: 202-616-0646
Fax: 202-616-1212
Email: oigfoia@usdoj.gov

FOIA Library

  • Final Opinions and Orders
    • No Records Are Available At This Time
  • Policy Statements
    • No Records Are Available At This Time
  • Staff Manuals and Instructions to Staff that Affect a Member of the Public
    • No Records Are Available At This Time
  • Frequently Requested FOIA-Processed Records

Component Description

  • OIG investigative records are maintained for all ongoing and closed matters received after April 14, 1989. Audit reports are maintained from 1986 and inspection reports are maintained from April 14, 1989. The OIG also maintains records relating to the administration of the office.

DOJ Reference Guide

  • A comprehensive guide to the FOIA that serves as a handbook for obtaining information from the Department.

DOJ Guide to the FOIA

  • A comprehensive legal treatise on the FOIA, including detailed discussions on the FOIA’s procedural requirements, nine exemptions, and litigation considerations.

Special information required to make a FOIA request

  • None

Publicly available information for which a FOIA request is not required

  • Audit reports; inspection reports; special reports; semiannual reports; testimony

Major Information Systems