Report 2018-106 Recommendation 16 Responses
Report 2018-106: Correctional Officer Health and Safety: Some State and County Correctional Facilities Could Better Protect Their Officers From the Health Risks of Certain Inmate Attacks (Release Date: September 2018)
Recommendation #16 To: Alameda County Sheriff's Office
To ensure that it properly investigates gassing attacks and refers cases for prosecution, Santa Rita should implement procedures to ensure that it collects sufficient physical evidence and submits the gassing substance for laboratory testing, as state law requires.
60-Day Agency Response
The Detention and Corrections P&P 5.06, "Report Processing" was drafted and revised to include the definition of Penal Code 243.9 (a) - (d) to provide staff with an accessible reference. Additionally, procedural elements which correspond with each of the subsections were added to outline the requirements of 243.9 PC.
- Completion Date: December 2018
- Response Date: November 2018
California State Auditor's Assessment of 60-Day Status: Fully Implemented
All Recommendations in 2018-106
Agency responses received are posted verbatim.