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Prepare Your Hotline Complaint

Once you have determined the best method to address your complaint and have read over the complaint hotline FAQs, you should begin gathering the information you will need to answer the following questions:

  • Who: Service member's or employee's full name, rank/grade, and duty station
  • What: Specific wrongdoing and why you believe the activity was misconduct, to include the rule, regulation or law you think they violated
  • Where: Location where the wrongdoing occurred
  • When: Specific dates and times
  • How much: estimated dollar loss
  • Why and how: Describe why and how you believe the individual perpetrated the offense

Review the Hotline Complaint Form for additional assistance in filing a complaint.


Don't forget to include:

  • What you have done to try to resolve the issue
  • What you want the IG to do

Remember, the more you help us the better we can assist you.