Policy & Legislation

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WPA

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FBI WHISTLEBLOWER PROTECTION ACT

To help protect FBI employees from retaliation, please sign our petition urging Congress to pass legislation giving FBI employees the protections they need to report abuses of authority, including the corrupt influence of partisan politics on the FBI's decision-making, should they observe it.

OPR

How the structure of the FBI’s disciplinary SYSTEM MAKES the FBI vulnerable to THE UNDUE influence of partisan politics on iT'S decision-making

The inordinate power vested in the Assistant Director (AD) of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI)’s Office of Professional Responsibility (OPR) – who is appointed by and reports to the FBI director – reflects a flawed disciplinary system that is ripe for an ill-intentioned, partisan FBI director to co-opt the OPR AD (his direct report) and quietly purge employees unwilling to help advance his or her political interests.

CSRA

1978

How the FBI’s exclusion from Civil Service Reform maKES IT susceptible to UNDUE PARTISAN INFLUENCE 

The FBI's historical exclusion from civil service reform has permitted the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) to create internal policy and processes, and institute practices, that lack fairness, transparency, and independence, three key markers of healthy organizations that make sound, ethical decisions. Learn why this makes the FBI susceptible to abuse of authority and undue partisan influence on its decision-making.

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