Office of Community Oriented Policing Services Grant
to the City of Arcade, Georgia, Police Department
Office of the Inspector General
The Office of the Inspector General, Audit Division, has completed an audit of the grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS), to the City of Arcade, Georgia, Police Department (grantee). The grantee received a $59,514 grant to hire one additional sworn officer under the Funding Accelerated for Smaller Towns (FAST) program. The grantee also received a $179,910 supplement to the FAST grant to hire an additional three officers under the Universal Hiring Program (UHP) program. The purpose of the grant and supplement for the four additional officers is to enhance community policing efforts.
In brief, our audit determined the grantee:
These items are discussed in the FINDINGS AND RECOMMENDATIONS section of the report. Our scope and methodology appear in Appendix II.