Other DOJ Components

Ongoing Work

Attestation Reviews of DOJ's Fiscal Year 2017 Annual Accounting and Authentication of Drug Control Funds and Related Performance

The OIG is conducting attestation reviews of the Fiscal Year 2017 Annual Accounting of Drug Control Funds and Related Performance of DOJ's Assets Forfeiture Fund, Criminal Division, Drug Enforcement Administration, Federal Bureau of Prisons, Office of Justice Programs, Offices of the United States Attorneys, Organized Crime Drug Enforcement Task Forces, and United States Marshals Service, hereinafter referred to as "the components". Pursuant to 21 U.S.C. § 1703(d)(7), the Office of National Drug Control Policy (ONDCP) issued ONDCP Circular, Accounting of Drug Control Funding and Performance Summary, dated January 18, 2013, which requires the OIG to perform annual reviews of the components' drug control funds and related performance.

Audit of Efforts to Safeguard Minors in Department of Justice Youth-Centered Programs

The OIG is initiating an audit of the efforts to safeguard minors in Department of Justice (DOJ) youth-centered programs. The preliminary scope includes Office of Justice Programs and Office on Violence Against Women youth-centered grant programs involving persons who work directly with minors, for fiscal year 2017. The OIG's preliminary objectives are to: (1) determine whether entities receiving DOJ funds have implemented appropriate controls, such as screening and background checks, for individuals working or volunteering in programs involving minors; and (2) assess DOJ efforts to ensure that grantees adequately mitigate the risk of victimization of minors who participate in its youth-centered programs.

Audit of Justice Management Division Task Orders Awarded to CACI, Inc. – Commercial

The OIG is auditing task orders awarded to CACI, Inc. – Commercial (CACI) under a Justice Management Division (JMD) contract. The preliminary objective of the audit is to assess JMD’s administration of the contract and task orders, and CACI’s performance and compliance with the terms, conditions, laws, and regulations applicable to the contract and task orders. The assessment of performance may include financial management, monitoring, reporting, and progress toward meeting the contract goals and objectives. The audit scope will cover the period of performance from August 1, 2013, to September 30, 2016.

Audit of the National Institute of Justice's Grant Management

The OIG is auditing the National Institute of Justice’s grant management. The preliminary objectives are to determine whether National Institute of Justice: (1) used fair and open processes to award competitive grants; (2) properly justified its decisions when awarding non-competitive grants; and (3) managed grant activities in compliance with legal, regulatory, and ethical requirements.

Compliance under the Improper Payments and Elimination Recovery Act of 2010 for FY 2017

As required by the Improper Payments and Elimination Recovery Act of 2010 (IPERA), the OIG is performing an annual review of DOJ’s FY 2017 annual financial report to determine its accuracy and compliance with IPERA’s requirements.

DOJ's Clemency Process

The OIG is assessing the Department’s clemency process. Following the OIG's 2011 report on the Department’s processing of clemency petitions, this review will focus on the period from fiscal year 2012 to the present and will assess the procedures utilized by the Department and the impact of the Department's new criteria for prioritizing commutation petitions.

OJP Corrective Actions to Resolve and Close Audit Reports during FYs 2015 through 2017

The OIG is auditing the Office of Justice Programs' (OJP) corrective actions to resolve and close audit reports during FYs 2015 through 2017. The preliminary objective is to assess and summarize the corrective actions taken by OJP to close OIG audit recommendations issued in audit reports that were closed during FYs 2015 through 2017.

Updated: December 2017