Office of Community Oriented Policing Services Grants to the
Prescott Police Department, Arizona
Office of the Inspector General
The Office of the Inspector General, Audit Division, has completed an audit of grants awarded by the Office of Community Oriented Policing Services to the Prescott Police Department (PPD), Arizona. The purpose of the grants is to enhance community policing. The PPD was awarded a total of $634,500 to hire eight officers and redeploy the equivalent of 1.0 existing full-time officer from administrative duties to community policing.
As a result of the audit, we noted exceptions in the following areas as identified below:
These items are discussed in greater detail in the Findings and Recommendations section of the report. Our audit objectives, scope and methodology appear in Appendix I.