This inspection is part of an ongoing review of ICE detention facilities. While conducting an unannounced visit to the Essex County Correctional Facility using ICE’s 2011 Performance-Based National Detention Standards, we identified serious violations. As part of this assessment, ICE must review and ensure compliance with those standards addressing unreported security incidents, food safety, and facility conditions that include ceiling leaks, unsanitary shower stalls, bedding, and outdoor recreation areas.
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- Executive SummaryReport NumberOIG-19-20Issue DateDocument FileDHS AgencyOversight AreaFiscal Year2019
- Executive Summary
We determined that for the projects we reviewed, the City effectively accounted for and expended FEMA Public Assistance grant funds according to Federal regulations and FEMA guidelines. City officials accounted for disaster expenditures on a project-by-project basis, procured contracts for disaster work appropriately, and maintained adequate documentation to support the costs. We made no recommendations.Report NumberOIG-17-21-DIssue DateDocument FileDHS AgencyOversight AreaFiscal Year2017