Report 2010-116 Recommendation 1 Responses

Report 2010-116: Sex Offender Commitment Program: Streamlining the Process for Identifying Potential Sexually Violent Predators Would Reduce Unnecessary or Duplicative Work (Release Date: July 2011)

Recommendation #1 To: State Hospitals, Department of

To enable it to track trends and streamline processes, Mental Health should expand the use of its database to capture more specific information about the offenders whom Corrections refers to it and the outcomes of the screenings and evaluations that it conducts.

Agency Response*

Mental Health has completed database enhancements that will enable it to track more specific information related to victims, offenders, offenses, clinical screening outcomes, and evaluation outcomes. (See 2013-406, p. 215)

  • Response Type†: 1-Year
  • Response Date: July 2012

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Fully Implemented

All Recommendations in 2010-116

†Response Type refers to the interval in which the auditee is providing the State Auditor with their status in implementing recommendations made in an audit report. Auditees must submit a response regarding their progress in implementing recommendations from our reports at three intervals from the release of the report: 60 days, six months, and one year or subsequent to one year.

*Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.

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