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Office of the Legislative Auditor - Financial Audit Division

Report Summary
Department of Public Safety
Federal Compliance Audit


Financial Audit Division Report 13-11 Released June 20, 2013


The Department of Public Safety generally complied with and had controls to ensure compliance with certain provisions of laws, regulations, contracts, and grants applicable to the major federal program for fiscal year 2012. However, the department had a weakness, as noted in the finding presented in this report.

Audit Finding

  • The Department of Public Safety did not adequately notify its subrecipients about federal grant information and requirements.

Audit Scope

Our scope included the Disaster Grants – Public Assistance Program, which was a major federal program for the State of Minnesota for fiscal year 2012. The department had about $35 million in program expenditures.

More Information

Office of the Legislative Auditor, Room 140, 658 Cedar St., St. Paul, MN 55155 : or 651‑296‑4708