Use of Equitable Sharing Revenues
by the New York State Police Department
December 6, 2000
Office of the Inspector General
The United States Department of Justice, Office of the Inspector General has completed an audit of the use of equitable sharing revenues by the New York State Police Department (NYSPD). Equitable sharing revenues represent a share of the proceeds from the forfeiture of assets seized in the course of certain criminal investigations.
Generally, we determined that the NYSPD complied with equitable sharing guidelines. However, we found that:
The audit results are discussed in the Findings and Recommendations section of this report. Our audit Objectives, Scope, and Methodology appear in Appendix I.