Office of Community Oriented Policing Services
Grants to the
Guadalupe Police Department, California
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 (DOJ), Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS), to the Guadalupe Police Department (GPD), California. The GPD received a grant of $73,038 to hire one sworn officer under Funding Accelerated for Smaller Towns (FAST) and $91,665 to hire one sworn officer under the Universal Hiring Program (UHP). The purpose of the additional officers under the grant program is to enhance community policing efforts.
In brief, our audit determined that the GPD violated the following grant conditions:
These items are discussed in detail in the Findings and Recommendations section of the report. Our scope and methodology appear in Appendix II.