Bureau of Justice Assistance
Supplement Grant Awarded to the City of
Fitchburg, Massachusetts Police Department
Office of the Inspector General
The Office of the Inspector General, Audit Division, has completed an audit of the Police Hiring Supplement (PHS) grant awarded by the U.S. Department of Justice, Office of Justice Programs, Bureau of Justice Assistance, to the City of Fitchburg, Massachusetts Police Department (Fitchburg). Fitchburg received a total of $525,000 to hire seven additional sworn police officers.
We found that Fitchburg properly managed the PHS grant.
However, we did identify deficiencies that are described in the Findings and Recommendations section of this report. Our Scope and Methodology section appears in the Appendix.