Investigations of Corruption in the United States

On average, the United States Department of Justice’s Public Integrity Section investigates around 900 public officials a year.

In total, there are around 500,000 elected officials at all levels across the United States.

(See all political corruption statistics and information.)

Source: ¬†Stephen K. Medvic, “There Is Very Little Corruption in U.S. Politics,” New York Times, Opinion, Room for Debate, April 3, 2013.