Report 2008-104 Recommendation 3 Responses

Report 2008-104: Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation: It Does Not Always Follow Its Policies When Discharging Parolees (Release Date: August 2008)

Recommendation #3 To: Corrections and Rehabilitation, Department of

To ensure that parolees are discharged in accordance with its policies and with state laws, Corrections should make certain that the appropriate authority makes decisions to discharge or retain parolees.

1-Year Agency Response

Corrections new policy memorandum clearly delineates discharge and retain authority. In addition, Corrections reports that its Case Records Office redefined the manner in which discharged cases are entered into its database. According to Corrections, Case Records Office staff have also been trained on new recording procedures for entering the appropriate discharge reason and code into its database. (See 2010-406 p. 277)

  • Response Date: August 2009

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

All Recommendations in 2008-104

Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.