Report 2017-032 Recommendation 3 Responses

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

Recommendation #3 To: West Los Angeles College

To ensure that its district provides it with policies and processes that the Clery Act and federal regulations require, West LA should develop and begin following a policy by August 2018 requiring that it periodically review the district's annual security reports or templates, as well as district policies. To the extent that it identifies any inaccurate information or missing policies, it should work with its district to make updates as necessary.

Annual Follow-Up Agency Response From October 2019

The college has created a procedure and process to guide the Annual Security Report preparation for October 1, 2020. The document will be sent via email to jima@auditor.ca.gov.

  • Estimated Completion Date: October 1, 2020

California State Auditor's Assessment of Annual Follow-Up Status: Fully Implemented


1-Year Agency Response

Despite repeated attempts by the California State Auditor's Office to obtain a response from West LA regarding its implementation of this recommendation at six-months from the issuance of our report, it has not submitted such a response.

  • Completion Date: May 2019
  • Response Date: May 2019

California State Auditor's Assessment of 1-Year Status: Will Not Implement

West LA has not submitted a response. As a result, we have assessed this recommendation as "will not implement."


6-Month Agency Response

As indicated in the section titled "agency response to the recommendation," despite repeated attempts by the California State Auditor's Office to obtain a response from West LA regarding its implementation of this recommendation at six-months from the issuance of our report, it has not submitted such a response. As a result, we have assessed this recommendation as "will not implement."

  • Response Date: March 2019

California State Auditor's Assessment of 6-Month Status: Will Not Implement

Refer to section titled "agency response to the recommendation."


60-Day Agency Response

West LA college is working with its district to update policies to ensure they meet all current Clery Act requirements, and plans to have those updates adopted by the district in August 2018.

  • Completion Date: July 2018
  • Response Date: July 2018

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


All Recommendations in 2017-032

Agency responses received are posted verbatim.