Report I2010-2 Recommendation 5 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 #5 To: Corrections and Rehabilitation, Department of

Develop procedures to ensure that the Office of Internal Affairs assigns a higher priority for completion of investigations into employee misconduct involving employees who have been assigned alternate duties.

Agency Response From December 2010

Corrections stated in December 2010 that its Office of Internal Affairs would communicate with the proper authorities to determine whether employees under investigation have been removed from their primary duties and would consider expediting the completion of investigations involving high-salaried staff assigned alternate duties to reduce the fiscal impact on the State. In addition, as of August 2011, Corrections reported that on several occasions it had presented to different staff involved in the disciplinary process a training session on the need to consult with the Office of Internal Affairs.

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Fully Implemented

All Recommendations in I2010-2