Report 2012-032 Recommendation 4 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 #4 To: San Bernardino Community College District

To ensure that they comply with the Clery Act by correctly reporting all applicable crimes and disclosing all required campus security policies, institutions should review and adhere to applicable guidance related to the Clery Act, including Education's Office of Postsecondary Education's (OPE) Handbook for Campus Safety and Security Reporting (OPE handbook) and the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Uniform Crime Reporting Handbook.

6-Month Agency Response

San Bernardino indicated in its response that it has updated its policies and procedures to implement this recommendation. Specifically, according to San Bernardino Community College District Police Department policy 11.02.04, those responsible for crime statistic entry into the department's crime log will review the U.S. Department of Education's Office of Postsecondary Education's Handbook for campus safety reporting as well as the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Uniform Crime handbook to ensure Clery compliance.

  • Response Date: March 2013

California State Auditor's Assessment of 6-Month Status: Fully Implemented


60-Day Agency Response

According to San Bernardino's police department, it is updating its annual security report's policies and procedures for both crime statistics and campus security policy disclosures to include a review of the OPE handbook and the Federal Bureau of Investigation's Uniform Crime Reporting Handbook to ensure Clery Act compliance. (See 2013-406, p. 104)

  • Response Date: January 2013

California State Auditor's Assessment of 60-Day Status: Pending


All Recommendations in 2012-032

Agency responses received after June 2013 are posted verbatim.


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