Report 2015-129 Recommendation 19 Responses

Report 2015-129: King City Police Department: Strengthening Management Practices Would Help Its Efforts to Prevent Officer Misconduct and to Regain the Public's Trust (Release Date: July 2016)

Recommendation #19 To: King City

To ensure that it uses consistent standards to evaluate whether information found in assessments of an officer candidate's moral character could lead to conflicts of interest, the city council should establish screening criteria for the types of activities and circumstances it considers to be incompatible with the official duties of an officer, such as in the areas of an officer candidate's past drug use, amount of debt, and number of traffic citations received.

60-Day Agency Response

Policy has been written and is scheduled for formal Council approval on October 11, 2016.

  • Estimated Completion Date: 10/11/16
  • Response Date: October 2016

California State Auditor's Assessment of 60-Day Status: Fully Implemented

The Department provided the updated policy and the meeting minutes from the City Council's October 11, 2016 meeting to substantiate the implementation of this recommendation.

All Recommendations in 2015-129

Agency responses received are posted verbatim.