ODCA’s Accountability Hotline gives D.C. residents and government employees an easy, confidential way to report misconduct, waste, fraud, or abuse in any District of Columbia government facility or department. Your reports will be taken seriously and responded to in a timely manner, and will not only serve the public interest, but help the D.C. government meet high standards of public accountability.
Each submission will be reviewed by a senior member of the ODCA staff. You may be contacted for additional information. Please be assured that ODCA takes its independence and impartiality very seriously; we will not rely solely on assertions by agency management as to the merit or validity of your complaint.
ODCA may work with other agencies to respond to certain kinds of reports. For example, those involving allegations of fraud may be referred to the D.C. Office of the Inspector General, who has authority to investigate acts of criminal fraud.
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What to include in your complaint? Whether you call, email, or submit your information through this website, provide as much detail as possible about the misconduct, waste, fraud, or abuse. Include: who, what, when, where, how, dates, names, location, amounts, and witnesses. Also, provide any documentation to support your complaint.
How to submit a complaint:
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202-727-0427 ▪ Confidential fax