Use of Equitable Sharing Revenues
by the Rhode Island State Police Department
August 25, 1999
Office of the Inspector General
The United States Department of Justice, Office of the Inspector General has completed an audit of the use of equitable sharing revenues by the Rhode Island State Police Department (Rhode Island PD). Equitable sharing revenues represent a share of the proceeds from the forfeiture of assets seized in the course of certain criminal investigations.
Generally, we determined that the Rhode Island PD complied with equitable sharing guidelines. However, we found that:
The audit results are discussed in the Findings and Recommendations section of this report. Our audit Objectives, Scope, and Methodology appear in Appendix I.