Report I2010-2 Recommendation 4 Responses

Report I2010-2: Investigations of Improper Activities by State Employees: Delay in Reassigning an Incompetent Psychiatrist, Misuse of State Resources, Failure to Protect the Security of Confidential Documents, Theft of Registration Fees, and Other Violations of State Law (Release Date: January 2011)

Case Number I2009-0607

Recommendation #4 To: Corrections and Rehabilitation, Department of

Increase the priority that its Office of Internal Affairs assigns to the investigation of high-salaried employees.

Agency Response From August 2011

Corrections reported that it established a task force to discuss its policies and procedures for removing medical professionals from the treatment of patients when an investigation is pending. In addition, Corrections reported that to reduce the fiscal impact to the State, its Office of Internal Affairs would ensure that it considers expediting investigations that involve high-salaried employees who are assigned alternate duties. Further, Corrections identified various factors it will consider when giving priority to investigations that involve high-salaried employees.

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Fully Implemented

All Recommendations in I2010-2