Report 2017-032 Recommendation 25 Responses

Report 2017-032: Clery Act Requirements and Crime Reporting: Compliance Continues to Challenge California's Colleges and Universities (Release Date: May 2018)

Recommendation #25 To: Bakersfield College

Bakersfield should create and follow procedures by August 2018 to ensure that it includes all crimes in its daily crime log as it becomes aware of those crimes, such as when it receives crime reports from local law enforcement agencies.

6-Month Agency Response

The College has developed procedures to ensure that it includes all crimes in its daily crime log "Report Writing System" as it becomes aware. This procedure has now been integrated into the DPS Manual.

  • Completion Date: December 2018
  • Response Date: December 2018

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


60-Day Agency Response

Once the College receives crime notifications from local law enforcement agencies, the Department of Public Safety shall update the crime log within 72 hours of receiving it. This is also reflected within your newly developed internal document entitled BC Department of Public Safety: Internal Operating Manual.

  • Estimated Completion Date: August 31, 2018
  • Response Date: July 2018

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

Bakersfield is referring to its own newly developed internal document in its response.


All Recommendations in 2017-032

Agency responses received are posted verbatim.