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Office of Community Oriented Policing Services
Grants to the Township of Cheltenham Township, Pennsylvania Police Department

December 13, 1999
Office of the Inspector General


The Office of the Inspector General, Audit Division, has completed an audit of grants awarded by the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS), to the Cheltenham Township, Pennsylvania, Police Department (Cheltenham). Cheltenham was awarded a total of $300,000 in COPS grants to hire four full-time sworn police officers.

Cheltenham violated some grant conditions.

These items are discussed in the Findings and Recommendations section of the report. The Scope and Methodology we used to perform the audit appear in Appendix II.