Texas Government Code

Sec. § 411.252
Oversight of Investigations


The office of inspector general has departmental jurisdiction for oversight and coordination over all investigations occurring on department property or involving department employees.


The office shall coordinate and provide oversight, but is not required to conduct all investigations under this subchapter.


The inspector general shall delegate any investigation considered potentially appropriate for criminal prosecution to the Texas Ranger division or the criminal investigations division of the department for investigation or referral back to the inspector general for further action.


The inspector general shall continually monitor an investigation referred to another division of the department under Subsection (c), and the inspector general and the division shall report to the commission on the status of the investigation while pending.
Added by Acts 2011, 82nd Leg., R.S., Ch. 1308 (H.B. 3099), Sec. 2, eff. September 1, 2011.

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