Audit Report


Office of Justice Programs

Grant to Encourage Arrest Policies to the

City of Knoxville, Tennessee

Grant No. 97-WE-VX-0082



December 1998


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The Office of the Inspector General, Audit Division, has completed an audit of grant number 97-WE-VX-0082, awarded by the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs (OJP) to the City of Knoxville, Tennessee (grantee). The grantee received the $576,425 grant, followed by a supplemental grant of $350,000, to encourage the treatment of domestic violence as a serious violation of criminal law. The original grant period was March 1, 1997 through August 31, 1998, but was extended through February 28, 2000, with the approval of the supplemental grant.

In brief, our audit determined the grantee:

These items are discussed in detail in the Findings and Recommendations section of the report. Our scope and methodology appear in Appendix II.