Report 2014-109 Recommendation 3 Responses
Report 2014-109: Sexual Assault Evidence Kits: Although Testing All Kits Could Benefit Sexual Assault Investigations, the Extent of the Benefits Is Unknown (Release Date: October 2014)
Recommendation #3 To: Oakland Police Department
To ensure that it maximizes the amount of time available for prosecuting sexual offenses, by December 1, 2014, the Oakland Police Department should formalize in a policy document its new practice of analyzing sexual assault evidence kits within two weeks of the department receiving the kits into evidence, and it should continue to implement that policy.
60-Day Agency Response
OPD has formalized its policy of analyzing sexual assault evidence kits within two weeks of the department receiving the kits into evidence as codified in the Oakland Police Department Criminalistics Laboratory Operations and Quality Assurance Manual.
- Completion Date: August 2014
- Response Date: December 2014
California State Auditor's Assessment of 60-Day Status: Fully Implemented
Agency responses received are posted verbatim.