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Inspector General Criminal Investigator Academy

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Inspector General Criminal Investigator Academy
Federal Law Enforcement Training Center
384 Marana Circle Glynco, Georgia 31524

Vision |   Mission |   Goals |   History

Adjunct Instructor Orientation & Handbook

Contacts

384B Marana Circle
Glynco, GA 31524
(912) 267-3201

Registration and Scheduling: Registrar@cigie.gov
Billing and Payments Billing@cigie.gov

Training Staff

Tom Bonnar (AMTRAK OIG)
Program Manager/Special Agent
Email: tom.bonnar@cigie.gov

Randall Kizer (DHS OIG)
Program Manager/Special Agent
Email: randall.kizer@cigie.gov

Michael Schexnayder (SSA OIG)
Program Manager/Special Agent
Email: michael.schexnayder@cigie.gov

Stephen Smith (HHS OIG)
Program Manager/Special Agent
Email: stephen.smith@cigie.gov

News & Updates

IGCIA Significant Accomplishments, FY14

Level 3 (results-oriented) Feedback Summary Report, IGCIA Training Programs, October 2014

The CIGIE Training Institute's first Investigative Learning Forum:
Recording Interviews in OIG Investigations, was hosted by the Environmental Protection Agency's OIG. This free event was delivered to more than 100 participants from 33 CIGIE-member Offices of Inspectors General by the Inspector General Criminal Investigator Academy (IGCIA) in partnership with the AIGI Training Subcommittee on October 7, 2014, 9am - 3:30pm. Presentations and panel discussions included participants from multiple OIGs, as well as representatives from the Department of Justice. The following topics were addressed:

  • Current issues in investigations and prosecutions
  • Current and emerging policies and procedures
  • Training considerations and resource requirements.

The IGCIA will host another Learning Forum on Trends in Use of Force Training designed for Firearms and Defensive Tactics Instructors from the OIG community, August 18, 2015, at the Health and Human Services Office of Inspector General, in Largo, MD.
 

Academy Award Winners

The IG Academy's William Barton Award is named for the Honorable William R. Barton, former Inspector General of the General Services Administration, who was instrumental in founding the Academy. Now an established tradition, the Award is given by the IG Academy to the student in the IG Investigator Training Program (IGITP) who best demonstrates the personal attributes that exemplify the ideals of the Inspector General community and the Academy, such as integrity, professionalism, and leadership. The recipient is chosen by the IG Academy staff and facilitators. The IG Academy also awards an Academic Honor Certificate to the student in IGITP who achieves the highest academic score.

Former GSA IG William R. Barton

 

 Former GSA IG William R. Barton

 

 

The Academy Award Winners in 2016 are:

William Barton Award ~
SA Felix Arroyo, Social Security Administration OIG, IG-ITP-1601

Academic Honor Certificate ~ 
SA David Keagy, Office of Personnel Management OIG, IG-ITP-1601

The Academy Award Winners in 2015 were:

William Barton Award ~
SA Tawnya Patterson, Social Security Administration OIG, IG-ITP-1502

Academic Honor Certificate ~
Christopher Howell-Little, Federal Communications Commission, EIGI 1501
SA Todd Collins, Department of Transportation, OIG, IG-ITP-1502

The Academy Award Winners in 2014 were:

William Barton Award ~
SA Lee Gibson, National Aeronautics and Space Administration OIG, IG-ITP 1401
SA Stephen Kim, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development OIG, IG-ITP 1402

Academic Honor Certificate ~
SA Todd Angle, National Aeronautics and Space Administration OIG, IG-ITP 1402
Alex Wibe, U.S. Navy OIG, EIGI 1402
Brian Nysenbaum, Department of Commerce OIG, EIGI 1403
Jennifer Seymour, Defense Criminal Investigative Service, EIGI 1404

The Academy Award Winners in 2013 were:

William Barton Award ~
SA Jenna L. Shiver, U.S. Department of Agriculture OIG, IG-ITP-301
SA Daniel Nicholas, Central Intelligence Agency OIG, IG-ITP-302

Academic Honor Certificate ~
SA Christopher A. Ridgeway, U.S. Department of Agriculture OIG, IG-ITP-301
SA Jacob Basel, National Aeronautics Space Administration OIG, IG-ITP-302

Deputy AIGI Sharon R. Diskin, Federal Communications Commission, BNCITP-302
SA Maurice King, United States Citizenship and Immigration Services, BNCITP-303

The Academy Award Winners in 2012 were:

William Barton Award ~
SA Alexandre Bailey, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency OIG, IG-ITP-201
SA Robert C. Wells, U.S. General Services Administration OIG, IG-ITP-202

Academic Honor Certificate ~
SA Shannon L. Hamm, National Aeronautics & Space Administration, OIG, IG-ITP-201
SA Robert C. Wells, U.S. General Services Administration OIG, IG-ITP-202

Simon H. Chan, National Aeronautics Space Administration OIG, BNCITP-202
Daniel H. Sigal, National Science Foundation OIG, BNCITP-203

The Academy Award Winners in 2011 were:

William Barton Award ~
SA Doris Plaza, Department of Education OIG, IG-ITP-102
SA Ethan A. Pickett, Department of Transportation OIG, IG-ITP-101

Academic Honor Certificate ~
SA Mathew Broadhurst, Department of Labor OIG, IG-ITP-102
SA Jason Grussendorf, Department of Veterans Affairs OIG, IG-ITP-101

The Academy Award Winners in 2010 were:

William Barton Award ~
SA Ryan T. Geach, Dept. of Energy OIG, IG-ITP-001
SA Charmeka Parker, U.S. Dept. of Agriculture OIG, IG-ITP-002
SA Bret D. Mastronardi, Office of Personnel Management OIG, IG-ITP-004

Academic Honor Certificate ~
SA Jason Grussendorf, Department of Veterans Affairs OIG, IT-ITP-101
SA Perri Borowiecki, Dept. of Interior OIG, IG-ITP-001
SA Kristopher Trisch, Special IG Troubled Asset Relief Program, IG-ITP-002
SA Kimberly Kudym, Amtrak OIG, IG-ITP-004

The Academy Award Winners in 2009 were:

William Barton Award ~
SA James C. Dowd, GSA OIG, IG_ITP-901
SA Mona L. Sterlacci, Dept. of Transportation OIG, IG_ITP-903
SA Gregory A. Weglowski, Health and Human Services OIG, IG-ITP 904

Academic Honor Certificate ~
SA Ellen D. Duffy, Education OIG, IG_ITP-901
SA Scott T. Bauer, Dept. of Interior OIG, IG_ITP-903
SA Andrea Todt, Education OIG, IG-ITP 904

DHS OIG SA Timothy Morris Receives Life Saving Award

At the FLETC/Glynco cafeteria during the lunch hour on 3/17/09, SA J. Laureano, Housing and Urban Development Office of Inspector General (OIG), San Juan, began to choke. According to several witnesses, he was unable to breathe for approximately 45 seconds, turned red and appeared to become nearly unconscious. SA Timothy Morris, Department of Homeland Security OIG, Chicago, observed SA Laureano in distress and applied the Heimlich maneuver, which caused the obstruction to dislodge. The actions of SA Morris were heroic and life saving. SA Laureano was checked out by the health unit and returned to class.

SAs Morris and Laureano, as well as several of the witnesses to the incident were enrolled in Inspector General Transitional Training Program 901. The Inspector General Criminal Investigator Academy staff commended the swift and effective response of SA Morris with an unprecedented IG Academy Life Saving award at IG-TTP 901 graduation on 3/19/09.

 

The Academy Award Winners in 2008 were:

William Barton Award ~
SA Eric Saracino, Nuclear Regulatory Commission OIG, IG_ITP-802
SA Teresa Price, Social Security Administration OIG, IG_ITP-801

Academic Honor Certificate ~
SA Haley Hawkins, NASA OIG, IG_ITP-802
SA John R. Hast, Dept. of Interior OIG, IG_ITP-801

The Academy Award Winners in 2007 were:

William Barton Award ~
SA Dewey Powell, Health & Human Services (HHS) OIG, IGITP 702
SA Patrick Smith, Housing & Urban Development OIG, IGITP 703
SA Bruce Quintero, Dept. of Transportation OIG, IGITP 704
SA Steve J. Rinaldi , HHS OIG, IGITP 705

Academic Honor Certificate ~
SA Julie Wilson, U.S. Agency for International Development OIG, IGITP 702
SA Carrie Jackson, Dept. of Education OIG, IGITP 703
SA Rene Olivas, HHS OIG, IGITP 704
SA Lee Dahlgren , Dept. of Labor OIG, IGITP 705

The Academy Award Winners in 2006 were:

William Barton Award ~
SA Kevin Dowling, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency OIG, IGITP-602

Academic Honor Certificate ~
SA Kevin Dowling, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency OIG, IGITP-602

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Vision

To improve integrity, accountability and excellence in Government.

Mission

We train those who protect our nation's taxpayers from fraud, waste and abuse.

Goals

  • Develop and deliver quality, timely and cost-effective training that enables our partners to accomplish their missions.
  • Provide on-site representation and liaison to the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center on behalf of the OIG community.

History of the IG Academy

The Inspector General Criminal Investigator Academy (IGCIA) was officially established at the Federal Law Enforcement Training Center (FLETC), Glynco, Georgia, in February 1994 per a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between the FLETC and the President's Council on Integrity and Efficiency (PCIE). The MOU acknowledged "the significant benefits of efficiency and effectiveness which are derived from a consolidated approach to training." In November 2000, The IG Criminal Investigator Academy was established in Public Law 106-422 "for the purpose of performing investigator training services for offices of inspectors general created under the Inspector General Act of 1978."

The Inspector General Reform Act of 2008 combined the two existing IG councils, the PCIE and the Executive Council on Integrity and Efficiency, into one statutory Council of IGs on Integrity and Efficiency (CIGIE) to be chaired by an IG. The mission of the CIGIE is to address integrity, economy and effectiveness issues that transcend individual agencies, and to increase the professionalism and effectiveness of IG personnel by maintaining one or more training academies. The CIGIE has established a Training Institute to further the CIGIE mission. The IGCIA is one of three academies within the CIGIE Training Institute.