U.S. flag

An official website of the United States government

Government Website

Official websites use .gov
A .gov website belongs to an official government organization in the United States.

Safely connect using HTTPS

Secure .gov websites use HTTPS
A lock () or https:// means you’ve safely connected to the .gov website. Share sensitive information only on official, secure websites.


  1. Home
  2. Topics
  3. Homeland Security Enterprise
  4. Civil Rights and Civil Liberties
  5. Transparency in Civil Rights Investigations

Transparency in Civil Rights Investigations

The Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties strives to maintain transparency in its civil rights investigations processes, which includes:

  • an electronic complaint database system
  • an easy-to-use online complaint submission form
  • access to comprehensive language services
  • enhanced transparency for complainants
  • improved coordination with components to track response to and implementation of recommendation
  • a collection of redacted memos and other documents related to CRCL investigations that are available to the public 

Contact Us

U.S. Department of Homeland Security
Office for Civil Rights and Civil Liberties
Compliance Branch, Mail Stop # 0190
2707 Martin Luther King, Jr. Ave., SE
Washington, DC 20528-0190

Phone: | 1-866-644-8360 (toll free)
TTY: Dial 711 for Telecommunication Relay Services
E-mail: CRCLCompliance@hq.dhs.gov

Last Updated: 05/17/2024
Was this page helpful?
This page was not helpful because the content