Report 2015-129 Recommendation 6 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 #6 To: King City

To better manage its operations related to issuing traffic citations, the Department should implement a process by March 2017 to verify quarterly the accuracy and completeness of the data in its records management system.

6-Month Agency Response

The Police Department has implemented a process to verify at least quarterly the accuracy of traffic citations entered in the records management system. A process and policy was issued by the Police Chief on December 12, 2016. The review consists of a spot check to ensure information entered into the records management system is consistent and accurate when compared to the original citation. Any errors or discrepancies are reported to the Records Supervisor for corrective action and/or training.

  • Completion Date: January 2017
  • Response Date: January 2017

California State Auditor's Assessment of 6-Month Status: Fully Implemented

60-Day Agency Response

The department is currently reviewing its records management and processing systems to formulate a procedure to implement this recommendation.

  • Estimated Completion Date: 12/21/16
  • Response Date: October 2016

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

All Recommendations in 2015-129

Agency responses received are posted verbatim.