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Use of Equitable Sharing Revenues by the Orange County, California
Regional Narcotics Suppression Program

November 1999
Office of the Inspector General


The United States Department of Justice (DOJ), Office of the Inspector General has completed an audit of the use of equitable sharing revenues by the Orange County, California, Regional Narcotics Suppression Program (RNSP). Equitable sharing revenues represent a share of the proceeds from the forfeiture of assets seized in the course of certain criminal investigations.

We determined that the RNSP generally complied with Department of Justice guidelines. However, we found that:

The audit results are discussed in the Findings and Recommendations section of this report. Our audit Scope and Methodology appear in Appendix I.