Report 2021-105 Recommendation 33 Responses
Report 2021-105: Law Enforcement Departments Have Not Adequately Guarded Against Biased Conduct (Release Date: April 2022)
Recommendation #33 To: San Bernardino Police Department
To improve its ability to recruit qualified applicants who reflect the diversity of its community, by April 2023, San Bernardino Police should develop and begin implementing a documented strategy aligned with best practices for recruiting officers who reflect the diversity of its community.
6-Month Agency Response
In response to the report and recommendations, the Department researched best practices from surrounding jurisdictions and drafted a recruitment strategy focused on recruiting candidates that reflect the diversity of our community.
- Completion Date: June 2022
- Response Date: October 2022
California State Auditor's Assessment of 6-Month Status: Fully Implemented
San Bernardino Police provided its new recruitment plan, which contains strategies for reaching applicants who reflect the diversity of its community and strategies for monitoring the effectiveness of those efforts.
Agency responses received are posted verbatim.