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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 16-07 Released March 24, 2016


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 its major federal program for fiscal year 2015. However, the department did not follow up on concerns it had about payments to one grant recipient.


The Department of Public Safety did not resolve a $130,325 duplicate payment it made to a grant recipient.

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 2015. The department had approximately $39 million in program expenditures.


More Information

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