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The position of General Counsel of the Office of the Director of National Intelligence was established by Section 103C of the National Security Act of 1947, as amended by the Intelligence Reform and Terrorism Prevention Act of 2004. The General Counsel is appointed by the President, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate. The General Counsel is the chief legal officer of the ODNI and performs such functions as the DNI prescribes.
OGC's mission is to provide accurate and timely legal guidance and counsel to the DNI and to the ODNI to ensure all employees and contractors assigned to the ODNI comply with U.S. law and any applicable regulations and directives. OGC's mission also includes supporting the DNI in carrying out his statutory responsibility to ensure compliance with the Constitution and laws of the United States by elements of the Intelligence Community that are part of the National Intelligence Program. To this end, OGC works closely with legal officers across the Intelligence Community to coordinate the development of legal mechanisms to facilitate the implementation of DNI policies and to ensure compliance with applicable law.
The Office of the Inspector General of the Intelligence Community (IC IG) is an objective office, appropriately accountable to Congress, that initiates and conducts independent investigations, inspections, audits, and reviews of programs and activities within the responsibility and authority of the Director of National Intelligence; promotes economy, efficiency, and effectiveness in the administration and implementation of such programs and activities; and prevents and detects fraud, waste, and abuse in such programs and activities. The IC IG also provides leadership and coordination to other IC Inspectors General through the IC IG Forum, which was also established by the Intelligence Authorization Act of Fiscal Year 2010.
As individuals and as an organization, the IC IG embraces:
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