State Auditor Finds No Deficiencies in Barnstable County Sheriff's Office

Copy of audit report available...
The Barnstable County Sheriff's Office got a clean bill of health from the Office of State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump. (Courtesy photo)

Today the Office of State Auditor Suzanne M. Bump released an audit of the Barnstable County Sheriff's Office that found no deficiencies in the department's administration of overtime and non-payroll expenses and service contracts.

From the Auditor's Office:

In accordance with Section 12 of Chapter 11 of the Massachusetts General Laws, the Office of the State Auditor has performed an audit of the Barnstable County Sheriff’s Office (BCSO) for the period July 1, 2016 through June 30, 2018. In this performance audit, we examined BCSO activities related to the administration of its non-payroll expenses, contracting process for goods and services, and staff overtime.

Our audit revealed no significant instances of noncompliance by BCSO that must be reported under generally accepted government auditing standards.

A PDF copy of the audit of the Barnstable County Sheriff's Office is available here. welcomes thoughtful comments and the varied opinions of our readers. We are in no way obligated to post or allow comments that our moderators deem inappropriate. We reserve the right to delete comments we perceive as profane, vulgar, threatening, offensive, racially-biased, homophobic, slanderous, hateful or just plain rude. Commenters may not attack or insult other commenters, readers or writers. Commenters who persist in posting inappropriate comments will be banned from commenting on