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Custer County receives pass-through funds from the state’s Department of Justice to assist in administering the federally funded Public Safety Partnership and Community Policing Grants program (also referred to as Community Oriented Policing Services [COPS] grants). At the request of the state’s Department of Justice, the county has engaged you to perform a program-specific audit of its expenditures related to the program.

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Utilize the Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) Web site at http://www.cfda.gov and the A-133 Compliance Supplement link on the OMB Web site at http://www.whitehouse.gov/OMB/circulars to answer the following questions.
a. What is the CFDA number for this program?
b. Describe the program’s objectives.
c. Review the matrix of compliance requirements within the Compliance Supplement. Which generic compliance requirements are applicable to this program?
d. As part of the overall funding, the county received a nonhiring Community Policing Development (CPD) grant and a hiring grant for COPS in schools (CIS). Determine whether the following costs are eligible for reimbursement under the grants:
(1) The county hosted a Fourth of July picnic, free to the public, at a cost of $75,000 to improve community relations.
(2) An entry-level law enforcement officer was hired for the COPS in schools program at an annual salary of $145,000.
(3) Civilian personnel were hired to develop a neighborhood watch program.



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