August 12 2016

Reveal – California State Auditor: Flaws rampant in gang database

Aaron Harvey, a former documented gang member  on Tuesday, March 1, 2016 in San Diego, CA.(Photo by Sandy Huffaker for CIRonline)

Aaron Harvey, a former documented gang member on Tuesday, March 1, 2016 in San Diego, CA.(Photo by Sandy Huffaker for CIRonline)

 

…The 115-page report found inaccuracy rates of over 20 percent for individual gang criteria, a total lack of oversight and transparency, hundreds of people whose entries had not been purged from the system in the mandated five-year timeframe, and a failure to follow a 2013 law requiring that juveniles – and their guardians – be notified when they are included in CalGang…

Click here to read article

Click here to learn about what The California Endowment and its partners are doing to improve neighborhood safety.

Comments are closed.