The Office of Investigations and Special Projects (OI&SP) is responsible for investigating allegations related to criminal, civil, and administrative violations. In addition to conducting these investigations, the Special Projects team conducts reviews and issues reports related to Metro’s operations and activities. The office is comprised of Special Agents, Investigators, Analysts, and Auditors. In addition to investigations and special projects, OI&SP manages the OIG hotline and is responsible for evaluating and investigating whistleblower complaints. The investigations team is led by a Special Agent in Charge and the special projects team is led by a Director.

What We Evaluate

  • Special Projects
  • Rapid Response Reviews
  • In-depth evaluations of major departmental functions, activities, or programs
  • Assess effectiveness and efficiency of WMATA programs
  • Onsite inspections
  • Compliance monitoring
  • Administrative allegations

What We Investigate

  • Contract Fraud
  • Benefits fraud
  • Embezzlements
  • Employee Misconduct
  • Theft
  • General crimes
  • Cyber crimes
  • Whistleblower Complaints and Retaliation
  • Abuse and Mismanagement