RD265 - Report Describing the Structure of the Office of the State Inspector General and the Division of Responsibilities between the Virginia Department of Corrections and the Office of the State Inspector General
This Report is issued to comply with § 1-24.1 Office of the Inspector General (147), Item 64.05 (G) of the 2013 Virginia Acts of Assembly, Chapter 806 (The Budget Bill) directing the Office of the State Inspector General (OSIG) to “…review the current organization structure of the Office of the State Inspector General and to make recommendations to promote the most efficient allocation of existing resources needed for internal investigations within the Department of Corrections.” Moreover, in satisfaction of this overarching directive, the OSIG was tasked with the following:
1. The State Inspector General shall review the organization structure, staffing levels, and missions of the Office of the State Inspector General, including the required numbers of auditors and investigators, the required numbers of support staff… (See Section 1)
2. [A]nd the appropriate division of responsibilities between the Department of Corrections and the Office of the State Inspector General for criminal investigations, internal operational reviews, and other studies and activities that are essential to the ongoing security of the Department of Corrections, and shall make recommendations as appropriate for the assignment of investigative staff resources in order to achieve the highest and best utilization of existing personnel resources.” (See Section 2)
The Office of the State Inspector General was required to report the results of the above to the Governor and the Chairmen of the House Appropriations and Senate Finance Committees by September 1, 2013.
The purpose of this Report is to satisfy the reporting requirements described above. For additional information regarding the evolution of the OSIG’s organizational structure and its progress in creating this agency, please refer to our recently issued Annual Report that is available on the OSIG’s website.