Legislation introduced last week would ensure all federal law enforcement officers receive enhanced retirement benefits.
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Military and civilian employees at the Department of Defense could see drastic changes to their hiring and promotions processes in the near future.
With his time as Secretary of Defense winding down, Ash Carter ordered the creation of a new senior position: Chief Innovation Officer at the Pentagon.
Last month, the Department of Defense (DoD) announced that it would begin offering phased retirement to its employees and components are now working on implementation plans.
The Department of Justice's research, development and evaluation arm, the National Institute of Justice (NIJ), seeks public feedback on a draft document they created to define the baseline specifications for new smart guns to be used by law enforcement officers.
After seven years of dogged pursuit, the U. S. government infiltrated and unraveled one of the hardest-to-detect criminal rings–insider trading among Wall Street elite who ultimately paid $1.94 billion in individual fines.
A new bill would let the government prosecute federal employees and contractors for crimes committed abroad.
The president-elect’s transition team compiled a preliminary list of potential Cabinet members for his administration. Below are a few of the top roles that would affect federal agents.
According to the newly-appointed Under Secretary of Defense for Research and Engineering, Michael Griffin, the Defense Department will “open a joint office focused on developing artificial intelligence prototypes.”
The Defense Department’s Principal Deputy CIO, David DeVries, is leaving the Pentagon to run OPM’s IT department.
According to a report by the Pentagon’s inspector general, officials allowed employees to use company cards for gambling and strip clubs without any disciplinary action.
The probationary period for many new federal employees is now twice as long.