U.S. DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE
Office of Justice Programs
Bureau of Justice Assistance
San Antonio, Texas, Police Department
March 19, 1999
The Office of the Inspector General, Audit Division, has completed an audit of a $3,000,000 grant to hire 40 officers, under the Police Hiring Supplement (PHS) program, awarded by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ), Bureau of Justice Assistance (BJA), to the San Antonio Police Department in San Antonio, Texas. The purpose of the PHS grant was to hire additional officers to enhance community policing efforts.
Generally, the City of San Antonio properly managed the BJA grant; however, we found the following discrepancies with regard to meeting the grant conditions:
These items are discussed in the Findings and Recommendations section of the report. Our scope and methodology appear in Appendix I.