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Inspection Letter Report: INS-L-11-01

November 17, 2010

Letter Report on “Inspection of Allegations Relating to Irregularities in the Human Reliability Program and Alcohol Abuse within the Office of Secure Transportation

The Office of Inspector General received a series of allegations concerning violations of the Human Reliability Program (HRP) and alcohol abuse within the Office of Secure Transportation (OST). Specifically, it was alleged that incidents involving violations of the HRP were not reported as required, and that the HRP was not administered in a fair and consistent manner. It was also alleged that alcohol abuse was a problem within OST and that alcohol-related incidents involving current Agents assigned to various locations and Agent Candidates at the OST training facility in Fort Chaffee, Arkansas, were some of the biggest problems facing OST.

Topic: National Security & Safety