Office of Community Oriented Policing Services Grants
to the Beaufort, South Carolina, Police Department
Office of the Inspector General
The Office of the Inspector General, Audit Division, has completed an audit of grants awarded to the Beaufort, South Carolina, Police Department (grantee) by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of Community Oriented Policing Services (COPS). The grantee received a $71,866 grant, No. 95-UM-WX-2414 under the Funding Accelerated for Smaller Towns (FAST) program to hire one officer, and a $25,866 grant, No. 97-CM-WX-0467, under the Making Officer Redeployment Effective (MORE) program to redeploy one officer full-time equivalent (FTE). The purpose of the additional officers is to enhance community policing efforts.
In brief, our audit determined the grantee:
These items are discussed in the Findings and Recommendations section of the report. Our scope and methodology appear in Appendix II.