Inspector General of the Department of State
|Inspector General of the|
United States Department of State
Seal of the United States Department of State
|Reports to||United States Secretary of State|
|Inaugural holder||Raymond C. Miller|
The Inspector General of the Department of State heads the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of State and is responsible for detecting and investigating waste, fraud, abuse, and mismanagement in the United States Department of State. In the Department, the Inspector General has a rank equivalent to Assistant Secretary.
List of Inspectors General of the Department of State and the Foreign Service
Vacancy during Clinton tenure
Throughout the tenure of Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, there was no permanent inspector general at the State Department. Moreover, President Barack Obama did not nominate anyone for that position while she was Secretary.
- "Assistant Secretaries and Equivalent Rank". January 20, 2009. Retrieved November 15, 2015.
- "Department Organization Chart". March 2014. Retrieved November 15, 2015.
- "Steve A. Linick, Inspector General". U.S. Department of State. September 30, 2013. Retrieved March 10, 2016.
- Tau, Byron and Nicholas, Peter. ""State Department Lacked Top Watchdog During Hillary Clinton Tenure", Wall Street Journal (March 24, 2015).
- State Department Historian on the Inspector General of the Department of State
- Inspector General's Website