- The Department of Public Safety’s internal controls provided reasonable assurance that revenues and expenditures were accurately recorded in the state’s accounting system, and complied with applicable legal provisions and management’s authorizations.
- The Department of Public Safety did not have contracts in place with all 911 service providers receiving cost reimbursements.
|The audit report contained three audit findings relating to internal control and legal compliance. The department did not resolve one of six findings included in our prior audit report, and we have repeated it in this report.
Selected Audit Areas:
Fiscal Years 2002 – 2004
- Employee Expense Reimbursements
- Professional/Technical Contracts
- Supplies and Equipment
- 911 Receipts and Disbursements
The Department of Public Safety’s mission is to protect Minnesota through prevention, preparedness, response, recovery, education, and enforcement. The department took on a new role after September 11, 2001, as Minnesota’s Office of Homeland Security.
During the time period covered by the audit, the department received appropriations of about $210 million and receipts of about $130 million to fund its operations.