Any individual may report a concern to San Bernardino County’s Office of Compliance and Ethics (OCE). The OCE receives allegations of illegal or unethical conduct involving County employees. You may report evidence of known or suspected misconduct, including but not limited to, legal violations, misuse of resources, improper gifts or kickbacks, financial concerns, conflicts of interest, retaliation, safety concerns, personnel issues, and County policy and process violations.

If our office is not the best authority to address your question or concern, we will work to connect you with the most appropriate resource. Note: The OCE cannot provide legal advice or represent citizens in legal matters.

Please provide as much information as possible and include, if applicable, documentation or evidence to support your allegation(s). Reports will be handled promptly and confidentially.

Submit your report using any of the following options

Confidential Helpline
Call 888.587.3575 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. You may choose to remain anonymous. The Helpline is hosted by a third-party, and no technological tools are used to detect your identity.

Compliance and Ethics Reporting Website
Report your concerns online in a confidential and anonymous manner. Submit a report online.

Contact the Office of Compliance and Ethics directly via the EthicsLine at 909.387.4500.

E-mail the Office of Compliance and Ethics at

Send your report and/or documentation to:

Office of Compliance and Ethics
157 W. Fifth Street, 1st Floor
San Bernardino, CA 92415