Rep. Austin Scott Statement on ICE Whistleblower Complaint at Irwin County Detention Center
WASHINGTON, DC – Congressman Austin Scott (GA-08) today released the below statement in response to a whistleblower complaint filed with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Office of the Inspector General (OIG) in regard to the Irwin County Detention Center in Ocilla, Georgia:
“My office is aware of the whistleblower complaint at the Irwin County Detention Center that was filed with the U.S. Department of Homeland Security Office of the Inspector General. We have reached out to DHS and U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, and they have assured us that they take all allegations seriously and are firmly committed to the safety and welfare of all those in their custody. We will continue to be in contact with them as they investigate these claims,” said Rep. Austin Scott.