Use of Equitable Sharing Revenues by
the Texas Department of Public Safety
June 2, 1999
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 Texas Department of Public Safety (Texas DPS). Equitable sharing revenues represent a share of the proceeds from the forfeiture of assets seized in the course of certain criminal investigations.
We determined that Texas DPS generally complied with Department of Justice guidelines. However, we found that:
The audit results are discussed in the Findings and Recommendations section of this report. Our audit Scope and Methodology appear in Appendix I.