Our audit found that DOC’s commissaries are providing the intended services for the inmates but that the controls need to be strengthened to prevent duplicate payments to vendors and waste, and to ensure proper accounting for inventory.
The Department of Correction (DOC) is on the Comptroller’s Agency Watch List for the second consecutive
year. First announced in 2018, the Agency Watch List spotlights city agencies that raise the most budgetary
concerns due to rapidly increased spending and meager measurable results.
“The Agency Watch List spotlights city agencies that raise the most budgetary concerns due to rapidly increased spending and meager measurable results. The following report reviews trends to evaluate the effectiveness of agency spending in achieving the Administration’s stated goals.”
Due to the COVID- 19 crisis, the Board of Correction (BOC) will not be submitting its first progress report (due July 1, 2020) on the impact on incarcerated individuals of closing jails on Rikers Island and constructing new facilities to replace such jails as required by Law 192 of 2019.
This report provides information regarding the implementation and expansion of the BEX program, which is operated in partnership with the Criminal Justice Agency (CJA) and the New York City Department of Correction (DOC or Department). The program is overseen by the Mayor’s Office of Criminal Justic
Pursuant to Local Law 84 of 2015, the Department is required to provide the number of incarcerated individuals who have been found guilty of violating departmental rules, but have not been placed in punitive segregation, restrictive housing or a clinical alternative to punitive segregation housing,