Purpose of Audit
The purpose of our audit was to determine if restitution payments were adequately safeguarded and whether probation supervision fees were being collected for the period of January 1 through December 31, 2013.
Madison County is located in central New York and has a population of approximately 73,000. It is governed by a 19-member Board of Supervisors. The Probation Department is the designated agency for collection of court-ordered restitution and surcharges for probation and non-probation cases.
- Department officials are not pursuing all possible revenue sources within the Department.
- Consider imposing fees for probation supervision and drug screening.