Mission: to inspect, investigate, and inquire into any and all matters of importance to the Department of the Navy (DON).
The Naval Inspector General is a line officer in the rank of Vice Admiral or higher who reports to SECNAV as the senior investigative official in DON. The Deputy Naval General is a Senior Executive Service (SES) civilian.
The Navy Inspector General has broad responsibilities for inspections, investigations, and area visits along with other related assignments. For example, Navy Inspector General is the DON Hotline Program and Whistleblower Protection Act Manager, maintains oversight of DON intelligence and special activities for regulatory compliance, and acts as the primary liaison for all DON activities with DoDIG.
To file a hotline complaint, call or visit:
Toll Free: 1-800-522-3451