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  • For complaints regarding a state prison or local jail, contact the state Inspector General’s office or internal affairs unit that oversees the detaining agency. If you have a complaint about a U.S. Marshals Service detainee being held in a state prison or local jail, you may submit your complaint to the DOJ OIG.
  • For complaints involving fraud, waste, abuse, or misconduct at federal agencies other than the DOJ, contact information for the appropriate federal Inspector General’s office can be found here.
  • For complaints involving fraud, waste, or abuse related to the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act (CARES) of 2020, contact the Pandemic Response Accountability Committee here.
  • For complaints related to misconduct by federal judges, please refer to the United States Courts website.
  • For complaints involving civil rights violations committed by individuals outside of the DOJ, contact the DOJ Civil Rights Division here.