Bureau of Criminal Justice / Special Prosecutions Division


The Nevada Office of the Attorney General (OAG) is committed to restoring the public trust in government. The Public Integrity Unit investigates and prosecutes crimes committed by state employees and officials in the course of their duties, crimes referred by the District Attorneys' Offices due to conflict of interest, and crimes related to violations of elections and campaign laws.

    Public misconduct cases investigated and prosecuted by the OAG include charges of theft, possession of child pornography, receiving bribes, welfare and food stamp fraud, embezzlement, carrying a concealed firearm, oppression under color of office, and misconduct by a public officer.

      State employees who report public integrity violations are entitled to protection under NRS 281.611281.671. If you or someone you know has information concerning a public integrity crime, please contact the General Investigations Division at (775) 684-1100 or (702) 486-3420.

        Complaint Process Overview

        To submit a complaint to the Nevada Office of the Attorney General (OAG), you should use our complaint form as all complaints must be in writing and signed by the complainant. Before you do so, please be aware of the following: 

         

        • If you want to ensure the recovery of your own financial loss, you should seek legal advice from a private attorney or legal aid organization.
        • The OAG may refer your complaint to another government agency if that agency has jurisdiction over the subject matter of your complaint.
        • The information you provide greatly assists the OAG in investigating criminal matters. In order to do this, your complaint should be legible and as detailed as possible. For instance, describe in detail what happened by indicating the timeline of events and also attaching copies of any relevant documents while making reference to those documents in your description.
        • If at any time we need more information, a representative will contact you. If you need to provide us with additional information, please do so in writing.

         

          Thank you for your time in reading the above instructions.

          Upon completing the form and compiling any attachments, please send your complaint to the most appropriate address:

            Southern Nevada complaints should be mailed or faxed to the following address:

            Office of the Attorney General
            555 E. Washington Avenue, Suite #3900
            Las Vegas, NV 89101
            Fax: (702) 486-3768

              Northern Nevada complaints should be mailed or faxed to the following address:

              Office of the Attorney General
              100 North Carson Street
              Carson City, Nevada 89701
              Fax: (775) 684-1108