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Inspector General

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Patrick E. McFarland

Patrick McFarland has been the Inspector General of the Office of Personnel Management since August 1990. He provides leadership that is independent, non-partisan and objective in the pursuit of waste, fraud, abuse and mismanagement in programs administered by OPM. McFarland is a member of the President's Council on Integrity and Efficiency and chairman of the council's Investigations Committee. In 22 years with the U.S. Secret Service, he coordinated protective activities for six U.S. Presidents. Other law enforcement positions include service as a police officer and detective in St. Louis and special agent with the Federal Bureau of Narcotics in Chicago.