Report 2012-032 Recommendation 16 Responses

Report 2012-032: California's Postsecondary Educational Institutions: Some Institutions Have Not Fully Complied With Federal Crime Reporting Requirements (Release Date: October 2012)

Recommendation #16 To: University of the Pacific

To ensure that they comply with the Clery Act by correctly reporting all applicable crimes and disclosing all required campus security policies, institutions should ensure that they have a complete, accessible daily crime log, as required by the Clery Act.

Agency Response*

According to Pacific, every crime reported to Public Safety is now entered via CAD (the dispatch screen) and then assigned a case number. This ensures that all crimes reported to Public Safety appear in the Daily Crime Log. An example of how this works can be demonstrated by describing how Public Safety reported in 2012 a crime that occurred years earlier. Public Safety was informed on 7-19-12 of a sexual assault of a student that occurred between Jan 1, 1997 and Dec 31, 1998 (14-15 years earlier). Following Clery requirements, the crime was noted in the Daily Crime Log on Jul 19, 2012. The Daily Crime Log shows the nature of the crime, as well as the date reported and date range in which it occurred. In accordance with the Clery Act, this crime will be listed in Pacific's 2012 Clery statistics (with a caveat as to the date of the crime).

  • Response Type†: 6-Month
  • Response Date: May 2013

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Fully Implemented

Agency Response*

Pacific did not provide a response to the state auditor as requested in time to include it in this report. (See 2013-406, p. 105)

  • Response Type†: 60-Day
  • Response Date: January 2013

California State Auditor's Assessment of Status: Pending

All Recommendations in 2012-032

†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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