The Inspector General is the senior official responsible for audits, investigations, and other oversight activities relating to USCP programs and operations. The Office of Inspector General provides leadership in promoting economy and effectiveness in USCP programs and preventing fraud, waste, and abuse. The IG's priorities have been to serve as an independent and trusted contributor related to the value and safety of USCP’s mission and operations; and to improve the management and financial integrity of the Department’s programs.
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Ronald Gregory, Acting Inspector General
Mr. Ronald Gregory assumed the responsibilities of Acting Inspector General for the United States Capitol Police (USCP) on April 24, 2022, upon the retirement of Mr. Michael Bolton, the third USCP Inspector General.
Mr. Gregory has been with the Office of the Inspector General, U.S. Capitol Police for nearly three years. He has served as the Assistant Inspector General for Investigations since May 2019, and has led multiple investigations into alleged misconduct by senior officials and allegations of waste, fraud, and abuse. Mr. Gregory has also supervised a team of auditors and special agents conducting assessments and reviews of various USCP programs, units, and divisions. He oversaw the OIG’s review of the events of January 6, 2021.
Prior to joining the U.S. Capitol Police, he served 30 years as a Special Agent in the United States Secret Service. He began his career in 1989 as a special agent assigned to the Newark Field Office in New Jersey where he conducted investigations into forgery, counterfeit currency, protective intelligence and fraud. Over his career, he has been assigned to the Vice Presidential Protective Division, the Office of Training where he was a Protective Detail Training Instructor, Program Manager for Canine Training, and supervisor of Firearms Range Operations. Mr. Gregory has also served in the Dignitary Protection Division, coordinating transportation support for visiting heads of state and multiple National Security Special Events around the country. Before retiring, he was assigned to the Office of Professional Responsibility, Inspection Division, where he conducted office compliance inspections nationwide, and investigated sensitive internal misconduct/integrity cases involving employees at all levels.
He is a graduate of Lehigh University with a BA in Journalism, and Johns Hopkins University with a MS in Management.