In 2019, the Division of State Police Oversight (DSPO), an embedded division of the Office of the Inspector General, undertook a variety of reviews and investigations to fulfill its statutory mandate to monitor the quality, efficiency and integrity of the operations of the Massachusetts State Police (MSP).
Report Division of State Police Oversight 2019 Annual Report
|Organization:||Office of the Inspector General|
|Date published:||February 26, 2020|
DSPO: Year in Review
The DSPO's projects included:
- A review of the MSP's travel time policy
- An examination of the administration of paid details by the State Police
- A preliminary audit of State Police overtime shifts
As a result of these projects, the DSPO identified opportunities to substantially reduce costs and mitigate risk within areas of the MSP. The annual report also includes updates on the efforts of the MSP to achieve certification and to modernize and centralize its systems.