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.