Report 2015-130 Recommendation Responses

Report 2015-130: The CalGang Criminal Intelligence System: As the Result of Its Weak Oversight Structure, It Contains Questionable Information That May Violate Individuals' Privacy Rights (Release Date: August 2016)

Recommendation for Legislative Action

To ensure that CalGang, or any equivalent statewide shared gang database, has an oversight structure that supports accountability for proper database use and for protecting individuals' rights, the Legislature should designate Justice as the state agency responsible for administering and overseeing CalGang or any equivalent statewide shared gang database.

Description of Legislative Action

Assembly Bill 90 (Weber, Chapter 695, Statutes of 2017) establishes the California Department of Justice as the state agency responsible for administering and overseeing any shared gang database in which California law enforcement agencies participate.

  • Legislative Action Current As-of: October 2017

California State Auditor's Assessment of 1-Year Status: Legislation Enacted


Description of Legislative Action

Legislation has not been introduced to address this specific recommendation.

  • Legislative Action Current As-of: November 2016

California State Auditor's Assessment of 60-Day Status: No Action Taken


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