Report 2017-032 Recommendation 37 Responses

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

Recommendation #37 To: Kern Community College District

To ensure that its campuses provide the necessary resources and information to students about campus safety, the Kern Community College District should by December 2018, develop all required policies related to campus safety in compliance with the Education Code.

Annual Follow-Up Agency Response From July 2019

The two attached documents address KCCD's final deficiencies related to the report authored and issued by California State Auditor's Office entitled Clery Act Requirements and Crime Reporting: Compliance Continues to Challenge California's Colleges and Universities.

  • Completion Date: July 2019

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


1-Year Agency Response

The final policy awaiting implementation is scheduled for the first reading at the June 2019, Board of Trustees meeting and final adoption at the July 2019 Board meeting. The June 2019 board agenda indicating inclusion of this policy reading is not yet posted.

  • Estimated Completion Date: July 2019
  • Response Date: May 2019

California State Auditor's Assessment of 1-Year Status: Partially Implemented


6-Month Agency Response

We are currently reviewing two remaining requirements to add to KCCD board policy.

  • Estimated Completion Date: May 2019
  • Response Date: November 2018

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


60-Day Agency Response

In July 2018, the governing board of Kern Community College District approved policies related to campus safety that bring the district into compliance with the California Education Code. The district believes that these policies fulfills its response to the audit.

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

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

Kern Community College District has updated its policies to address some but not all of the requirements we identified.

  • Auditee did not address all aspects of the recommendation

All Recommendations in 2017-032

Agency responses received are posted verbatim.