|Financial Audit Division Report 07-26||Released September 21, 2007|
Except for computer systems security, the Minnesota Department of Corrections’ correctional facilities at Oak Park Heights, Red Wing, and Stillwater generally had internal controls that ensured assets were safeguarded and transactions were properly recorded in the state’s accounting records. Also, the facilities generally complied with material finance-related legal requirements.
The audit report contains eight findings relating to internal control and legal compliance.
Oak Park Heights, Red Wing, and Stillwater facilitiesPeriod Audited:
July 1, 2004, through December 31, 2006
The Department of Corrections is a service and regulatory agency focused on holding offenders accountable and offering opportunities for change while restoring justice for victims and contributing to a safer Minnesota. The department operates ten correctional facilities for adults and juveniles. It has consolidated its facilities’ financial operations by creating regional business offices. Oak Park Heights, Red Wing, and Stillwater facilities have a combined regional business office located at the Stillwater facility.