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Inspectors General, Offices of

  • By: Roger C. Viadero
  • In: Encyclopedia of Law Enforcement
  • Edited by: Larry E. Sullivan, Marie Simonetti Rosen, Dorthy Moses Schulz & M. R. Haberfeld
  • Subject:General Criminology & Criminal Justice, Police Studies (general)

An inspector general (IG) is an official of a federal agency who has been appointed by the president of the United States specifically to review and report on operations within his or her agency. The IG is the chief law enforcement ...

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