POGO: Existing whistleblower protections may not always protect policy dissent

Several federal agencies operate so-called dissent channels for employees can express disagreement with policies or policy proposals. But a watchdog group…

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FBI to access social media data in search of bad guys

The Federal Bureau of Investigation said it is looking to use social media tools to monitor possible domestic threats.

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Inspector general community launches new online reporting tool for whistleblowers

The Council of Inspectors General on Integrity and Efficiency this week launched several new online tools designed to help and encourage whistleblowers…

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FILE - This Nov. 13, 2013 file photo shows the main gate of Camp Pendleton Marine Base at Camp Pendleton, Calif. A human smuggling investigation by the military led to the arrest of 16 Marines Thursday, July 25, 2019 while carrying out a battalion formation at California's Camp Pendleton, a base about an hour's drive from the U.S.-Mexico border. (AP Photo/Lenny Ignelzi, File)

16 Marines charged with smuggling migrants into the US

In today’s Federal Newscast, an investigation into Marines accused of helping smuggle migrants into the United States led to the arrest Thursday of 16 of their fellow Marines at California‚Äôs Camp Pendleton, just north of the U.S.-Mexico border.

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