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Federal Agency Misconduct Investigations

10/30/2014
I am constantly asked by my clients on how to approach the compelled interview by their agency internal affairs (IA) investigators or OPR (office of professional responsibility) investigators that investigates misconduct allegations. Each agency and department use different names for their misconduct investigators but the most common is IA or OPR. Also pertinent are investigators with OIG (office... Read More

Tips for Witness Preparation for Investigative Interviews

10/30/2014
The purpose of this memorandum is to summarize some helpful witness preparation “rules” that we will be discussing in reference to your upcoming interview. These “rules” are presented as a guideline to assist you as you prepare to give testimony, and they should be used in conjunction with our discussion during our witness preparation sessions. During the investigatory interview, your... Read More