NPFC - DOD D 7050.1
Defense Hotline Program
|Publication Date:||17 December 2007|
APPLICABILITY AND SCOPE
This Instruction applies to the Office of the Secretary of Defense, the Military Departments, the Office of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, the Combatant Commands, OIG DoD, the Defense Agencies, the DoD Field Activities, and all other organizational entities in the Department of Defense (hereafter referred to collectively as the "DoD Components").
This Instruction also applies to nonappropriated fund activities of the DoD Components, and to all DoD personnel.
Reissues Reference (a) as a DoD Instruction and consolidates References (a), (b), and (c) in accordance with the guidance in Reference (d) and the authority in DoD Directive 5106.01 (Reference (e)), to streamline their content and clarify the DoD Hotline Program responsibilities.
Implements policy, assigns responsibilities, and prescribes procedures for the operation of the Defense Hotline Program (hereafter referred to as the "Defense Hotline") within the Office of the Inspector General of the Department of Defense (OIG DoD) in accordance with Reference (e) and within DoD Component hotline programs (hereafter referred to as "Component hotline").
Implements the Defense Hotline Quality Assurance Review (QAR) Program to provide oversight of DoD Component hotlines and to maintain the integrity of the hotline process.