The Commission's report found that the penalties in a number of cases involving false statements were insufficient, and with some exceptions, the penalties for false statements generally did not involve termination.
This report examined the role of Integrity Control Officers (ICOs) within the NYPD's anti-corruption systems. It found that the role of the ICO was an important one in identifying corruption problems at the precinct level.
This study reported on IAB's Command Center, the Department's 24-hour hotline, operated by IAB that is designed to take complaints from civilians and Department personnel against members of the service.
This study involved the review of approximately 80 closed Internal Affairs Bureau ("IAB") investigations and found that as a general matter, IAB performed its investigations in a reliable and competent manner.
This report analyzed disciplinary cases involving probationary police officers. New officers serve a probationary period of two years and during this period may be dismissed without a Department trial.
The Commission evaluated IAB's Corruption Prevention Division, the Voluntary Assistance and Operative Units, the IAB debriefing program, and the Department's "policy of inclusion," which provided that precinct commanding officers be informed of allegations against members within their precinct.
This survey involved the interview of 40 former Internal Affairs Bureau members. The study revealed that most investigators found their IAB experience to be positive and that they believed IAB conducted high quality investigations.
This study examined the effectiveness of IAB's own internal quality control procedures. The Commission found that the Investigative Review Unit effectively reviewed closed cases but could enhance its function by providing more explanations in its written review of investigations.
The Commission examined the qualifications, training, and supervision of the Department Advocates and evaluated how disciplinary cases were prosecuted, including the preparation and presentation of cases in the Department's trial rooms and at the Office of Administrative Trials and Hearings (OATH).
The annual report details its activities for this past year. It also includes follow-up reviews of recommendations made in Commission studies, including the Department's ongoing handling of off-duty misconduct cases and discipline of officers who have made false official statements.
In this study, the Commission evaluated the effectiveness of non-IAB groups, both at the headquarters level and at the command and borough levels, in proactively identifying and deterring misconduct and corruption.
In this report, the Commission analyzed the Department's Applicant Processing Division's ("APD") background investigation process and compared various statistics compiled and supplied by the Department regarding the academic and disciplinary performances of the prior six Police Academy classes.
This report details its activities for the past year. The annual report also includes follow-up reviews of recommendations made in Commission studies, including the Department's ongoing handling of off-duty misconduct cases and discipline of officers who have made false official statements.
The Housing Preservation and Development Information System has become a multi-module system with a central repository of information on private and City-owned residential properties and registered property owners. The system design allowed for future enhancements and upgrades. It also met overall goals as stated in the original system justification. However, it did not follow a formal system methodology.A user satisfaction survey revealed that 57 percent of respondents would like to see changes made to HPDInfo.Lastly, the Department does not have procedures in place to ensure that security violations are recorded, documented, and reviewed.
This follow-up audit report is to determine whether the NYC Health and Hospitals Corporation(HHC) implemented the recommendations made in an earlier audit. The previous audit made 22 recommendations to HHC. Of the 22, only 11 were implemented, three were partially implemented, one was not implemented, and seven were no longer applicable. This audit found that HHC has improved its billing and collection procedures. HHC still needs to improve its posting of initial payments into its computer system and the timliness of its initial billings to HMOs. Several recommendations are listed to address the problems noted in this report.
The FDNY has adequate controls over the billing and collection of inspection fees and whether it charges the correct fees. The FDNY billed $35.6 million in BFP inspection fees and collected $34.6 million.The FDNY has not changed its fee schedule in more than a decade. FDNY has a number of internal control weaknesses that can affect billing and collection practices.