Audit Report


Police Hiring Supplement Grant

Awarded to City of Cleveland, Ohio Police Department

Award Numbers 94-DL-CX-0018


Audit Report Number GR-50-98-032


September 23, 1998





The Office of the Inspector General, Audit Division, has completed an audit of a $2 million grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Justice Programs (OJP), to the Cleveland, Ohio Police Department (CPD). The CPD received the grant to hire or rehire 30 additional sworn police officers under the Police Hiring Supplement (PHS). The purpose of the grant was to enhance community policing efforts. In brief, our audit revealed the following:

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