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Jan 21, 2016

Auditor's Office Recommends Changes to Community Policing

Auditor Timothy M. O’Brien, CPA, released an audit of the Denver Police Department’s community policing activities. In order to ensure that certain police activities are conducted effectively and equitably, the Auditor’s Office recommended that demographic data be collected for officer-initiated pedestrian and traffic stops. “Without collecting such demographic data, DPD cannot determine whether the Class 2 actions – officer-initiated stops – are being conducted in compliance with the Department’s Biased-Policing Policy,” said Auditor O’Brien.

Dec 17, 2015

Audit Reveals That Rocky Mountain Human Services Spent Public Money Improperly

Auditor Timothy M. O’Brien, CPA, announced the results today of a five-month audit of the City’s contract with Rocky Mountain Human Services, also known as Denver Options, Inc. For more than a decade, Rocky Mountain Human Services (RMHS) has been the recipient of dedicated property taxes, in the form of a mill levy, to provide services to Denver children and adults with intellectual and developmental disabilities. “Unfortunately, our audit found a pattern of abuse of taxpayer funds by RMHS,” said Auditor O’Brien.

Nov 21, 2015

Presentation of 2016 Audit Plan to City Council

Auditor O'Brien presented the 2016 Audit Plan to the Governance and Charter Review Committee on November 17, 2015.

Nov 20, 2015

Audit Finds That DIA is Prepared for Emergencies

An audit of the Emergency Preparedness Program found that DIA complies with all FAA requirements and has developed supplemental guidance on specific emergency situations.

Nov 19, 2015

Questions on Cost of DIA Hotel Accompany Grand Opening

Video clips of Auditor O’Brien’s approach to uncovering the true cost to taxpayers for the new airport hotel.

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