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DOJ OIG Releases Report on the FBI’s Office of the General Counsel Roles and Responsibilities in National Security Matters

Department of Justice (DOJ) Inspector General Michael E. Horowitz announced today the release of a report on the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s (FBI) Office of the General Counsel (OGC) roles and responsibilities in overseeing compliance with applicable laws, policies, and procedures relating to the FBI’s national security activities. FBI’s OGC and the DOJ’s National Security Division (NSD) have roles in ensuring that the authorities exercised by the FBI and DOJ respect the rule of law and maintain public trust and confidence.

DOJ OIG Releases Report on Justice Management Division’s Administration of Shared Information Technology Costs through the Working Capital Fund

Department of Justice (DOJ) Inspector General Michael E. Horowitz announced today the release of a report on the Justice Management Division’s (JMD) administration of shared Information Technology (IT) service costs through the DOJ’s Working Capital Fund (WCF). The WCF, which is managed by JMD, is intended to increase efficiency by providing centralized services to DOJ components. Our audit assessed JMD’s management over the IT service portfolio of the WCF, which was approximately $450 to $600 million between FY 2019 and FY 2022.

Recommendations Issued by the Office of the Inspector General That Were Not Closed as of August 31, 2022

This report contains information about recommendations from the OIG's audits, evaluations, reviews, and other reports that the OIG had not closed as of the specified date because it had not determined that the Department of Justice (DOJ) or a non-DOJ federal agency had fully implemented them. The list omits information that DOJ determined to be limited official use or classified, and therefore unsuitable for public release.

DOJ OIG Releases Evaluation of the Federal Bureau of Prisons’ Policy Development Process

Department of Justice (DOJ) Inspector General Michael E. Horowitz announced today the release of an evaluation of the Federal Bureau of Prisons’ (BOP) policy development process. The BOP has dozens of outstanding policies that are currently in development, some of which have been stalled for years. These policies include stronger measures to prevent introduction of contraband into BOP institutions, protocols for safer use of single-cell confinement in restrictive housing, better support of inmates who use electronic medical devices, and improved inmate release preparation programs.

DOJ OIG Releases Report on The Department of Justice’s Compliance with the Geospatial Data Act of 2018 for Fiscal Years 2021 and 2022

Department of Justice (DOJ) Inspector General Michael E. Horowitz announced today the release of a report examining the DOJ’s compliance with the Geospatial Data Act of 2018 (GDA). The DOJ Office of the Inspector General (OIG) found that the DOJ has established a comprehensive Department-wide strategy for ensuring that it meets GDA requirements, but additional actions are needed to fully comply with the GDA subsection 759(a).

The OIG’s findings included the following:

DOJ OIG Releases Management Advisory Memorandum Notifying the Bureau of Prisons of Concerns Resulting from Multiple OIG Reviews Related to its Strategy for its Medical Services Contracts

Department of Justice (DOJ) Inspector General Michael E. Horowitz announced today the release of a Management Advisory Memorandum regarding issues identified in connection with 11 DOJ Office of the Inspector General (OIG) audits and reviews since 2016 related to the Bureau of Prisons’ (BOP) strategy for its medical services contracts. In fiscal year 2021, the BOP spent over $700 million on medical contracts to address the needs of over 150,000 inmates.