Sacramento County Grand Jury

Tuesday, July 23, 2024

Index of Prior Grand Jury Reports

City of Citrus Heights
Oversight of Contract Services 2006
Red Light Cameras 2015
City of Elk Grove
Elk Grove USD Fails Fiduciary Responsibility 2002, 2003
Elk Grove City Council: The Handling of Political Dissent 2006, 2007
City of Elk Grove Animal Services 2008
Fair Oaks
Cemetery District Management 1993
Head Stone Damage at Fair Oaks Cemetery District 2006
City of Folsom
Affirmative Action Program Folsom Return to Custody 1991
Industrial Incentives Economic Impact 1997
Credit Card Usage 2001
Landscape and Lighting District Assessment Practices in the City of Folsom 2005
City of Galt
Galt-Arno Cemetery District Operations 1997, 1998, 2001
Lighting and Landscape Districts 2001
Misuse of Appointive Power by City Council 2003
Failure to Oversee Delivery of Services Contracted 2005
City of Isleton
City of Isleton Police Department Administrative Leave 1991
City of Isleton Policy/Procedure Manual 1992
Administrative and Fiscal Problems 1995
Policies and Procedures 1995, 1999
Complaints Against the Police Department 1998, 1999, 2001, 2006
Isleton: Small City-Big Challenges 2008
City of Sacramento
Sacramento Police Dept. Affirmative Action Program 1991, 1993
Sacramento Police Dept. Alleged Use of Unnecessary Force 1991, 2017
Sacramento Police Dept. - Activated Vehicle Towing 1992
Sacramento Convention Center Operations 1997
Use of Time and Resources in the Mayor's Office 1999
Regional Radio Communications Review 1999
9-1-1 System 2000
Sewer Discharge into the American River 2001
North Natomas: Development Gone Awry 2007
The Flood Risk in Sacramento County 2007
The Kings and City and County of Sacramento: Betrayal in the Kingdom? 2007
Department of Utilities: “Credit Where Debit is Due” 2009
Haggin Oaks Golf Course: “Teeing Off on Safety” 2009
The City of Sacramento and Proposition 218 – The Law is the Law 2010
Solid Waste and Recyclables Contracts 2012
Mayor and City Council Discretionary Budget Expenditures 2016
Public Access to the Sacramento River 2016
County of Sacramento
Executive Airport Operations 1992, 1994
Sacramento International Airport Expansion Conflict of Interest 1998
Public Works Agency: Sacramento International Airport Expansion Conflict of Interest 1998
Encroaching Land Use 2002
Complaint Against Independent Taxi Owners Association’s Hiring Practices 2005, 2006, 2007
Sacramento County Airport System 2008
County Auditor
Internal Audits 2018
Department of Technology
Sacramento Regional Radio Communications Systems 1999
County Coroner
Management and Operations Review 1991, 1992
Review of Vendor Contracts and a Request for Proposal 1999
Death Investigations 2003
District Attorney
Communication and Internal Management, Crime Lab, Multidisciplinary Interview Center 1993
Use of American River Flood Control District Property for Personal Gain, Political Activities in School Districts 1997
Child Support and Collection Enforcement 1997
Child Support and Welfare Agencies 1998
Crime Lab Staffing 2000
Bureau of Family Support 2002
Office of Economic Development
Economic Incentive Policy 1997
Office of Economic Development
Environmental Management Department Review of Conflict of Interest Statement 1997
Mismanagement at the Environmental Management Department 2000
Abandoned Wells 2014
County Budget Planning Process 1991
Financing of Local Government 1994
Economic Incentive Policy 1997
Retained Earnings 2001
Sacramento County and Ingentra: A Cautionary Tale 2011
Department of Revenue Recovery : Operations and DMACS 2016
General Services
Policy on Emergency Forms in County Vehicles 1998
Health and Human Services
Development of New Partnerships and Programs to Assist Foster Children 2005
Child Protective Services Intake Procedures 2006
Goals and Objectives of Mental Health Services in Sacramento County Under the Mental Health Services Act 2006
The Children’s Receiving Home 2011
County Primary Care Clinic 2007
The State of Foster Care in Sacramento County 2010
The Safely Surrendered Baby Program 2011
Sometimes the System Works (Child Protective Services) 2011
Adult Protective Services
Public Guardian and Conservatorship 1995
Family Maintenance and Reunification 1995
Adult Protective Services 1996, 1997, 2002
In Home Support Services: “For the Needy, Not the Greedy” 2009
Child Protective Services
Child Abuse Reporting Requirements, Child Abuse Report Appeal Process 1991
Children at Risk 1994
Child Abuse in Sacramento County 1996, 1998
Child Protective Services at the Crossroads 2000
Child Protective Services Intake Services 2006
Child Protective Services: “Nothing Ever Changes” 2009
Foster Care
Child Support and Welfare Agencies 1994, 1998
Aging Out Foster Children-Foster Parents 2001
Development of New Programs for Foster Children 2005
The State of Foster Care in Sacramento County 2010
Sometimes the System Works (CPS) 2011
Human Resources
1990-1991 Affirmative Action Programs 1991
County Personal Services Contracts 1992
County Employee Evaluations 1991, 1992, 1993
Directed Brokerage of County Retirement System 2002
County Civil Service Commission 2005, 2006
Certificates of Participation 1994
County Food Service Operations 1995
Campus Commons Golf Course Lease 1996
Communications and Information Technology 1999
Directed Brokerage Program of the County Retirement System 2002
Letter Grades for Restaurants 2003
Homeland Security: Ready or Not? 2005
Failure of Sacramento County to Oversee the Delivery of Services Contracted to Galt Community. Concilio, Inc. 2005
Flood Disaster Evacuation of the Medically Infirmed 2006
County Heat Emergency Response 2007
The Flood Risk in Sacramento County 2007
The Kings and City and County of Sacramento: Betrayal in the Kingdom? 2007
Responsibilities of Elected Officials: “Government Stretched Thin” 2009
Domestic Violence: Sheriff, District Attorney and Sacramento, Elk Grove, Citrus Heights, Folsom, Rancho Cordova, and Galt Police Depts. 2016
Homelessness: SSF, Sacramento City and County 2016, 2017, 2019
Camping on the American River Parkway 2018
Levee Maintenance 2019
Board of Supervisors Responsibility for Oversight of Elected Officials 2019
Medical Services
Department of Medical Systems: Sacramento County Emergency Ambulance Provider 1993
Custodial Mental Health Survey 1996
Alcohol and Other Abuse Treatment Initiative 1996
Mental Health Treatment Center 1999
Flood Disaster Evacuation of Medically Infirm 2006
Goals and Objectives of Mental Health Services 2006
County Primary Care Clinic 2007
Juvenile Justice/Probation
Juvenile Hall: Disease Containment Protocol, Investigation of Juvenile Facilities; Mace Training for Juvenile Work Project Supervisors, Welfare and Institutions Code Section 654, William K. Morgan Center 1991
Boys Ranch and Carson Creek High School 1992, 1994, 1995
Juvenile Hall Mental Health Services and Overcrowding 1993
Juvenile Justice Facilities and Staffing 2000
Work Release 2000, 2007
Mental Health Services in the Juvenile Justice System 2001, 2002
Probation and Education at Juvenile Hall – Juvenile Injustice 2010
Closed Juvenile Facility (Boys Ranch) 2014
Public Library
Consolidation of City/County Libraries 1992
Use of Volunteers from Alternative Sentencing Program 1993
Sacramento County Library Authority 2000,2008
Public Defender
Private Gains 2001
County/City-Activated Vehicle Towing, Warehouse Storage for Correctional Facilities 1992
Sheriff's Tactical Air Response Operation 1993
Child Abuse and Neglect In Sacramento County 1996, 1998
Abuse of Dependent Adults in an In-care Home 1997
Sacramento Regional Radio Communications System 1999
Off-duty Work by Law Enforcement in Sacramento 2000
Deputy-Involved Shootings 2013
Domestic Violence 2002, 2016
Release mentally ill inmates from County Jail all night 2016, 2018
Main Jail
Jail Overcrowding, Electronic Monitoring, Grievance Procedures, Outstanding Misdemeanor Warrants 1991
Jail Training for Police Officers 1995
Women's Holding Cells 1997
Use of Prostraint Chair 1998
Unequal Treatment of Female Inmates 2002
Jail Inmate Psychiatric Services 2004
Handling and Security of Inmate Correspondence 2005
Jail Inmate Medical Care 2006
Work Release 2000, 2007
Rio Cosumnes Correctional Center (RCCC)
Detention Facility 1994
Review of 1997 escape from RCCC 1998
Correctional Center 2007, 2010
Voter Registration and Elections
Office of the Registrar of Voters 2009, 2017
2012 Bills and Arguments 2013
Special Districts: General
Certificates of Participation 1993, 1994
Financing of Local Governments 1994
Remuneration to Special District Board Members 1994
Sacramento Metropolitan Cable TV Commission and the Brown Act 1994
Retained Earnings-Sacramento County Special Districts 2001
Recommendations for Water District Accountability 9999
Survey of Independent Special Districts 9999
Brown Act Compliance by legislative agencies, Board of Supervisors, City Councils, Boards and Commissions, including Carmichael, Arcade Park and Twin Rivers Recreation and Park Districts 9999
Special Districts: Agency/Subject
American River Fire Protection District
Management Review 1993
American River Flood Control District
Use of District Propert1y for Personal Gain 1997
Carmichael Water District
Operational Issues 1997
Cosumnes Community Services District (CSD)
McDonald Park 2019
Fair Oaks Cemetery District
Management Practices 1993
Headstone Damage 2006
Fire Districts in Sacramento County
Fire Districts in Sacramento County 1996, 2009
American River Fire Protection District
Management Review 1993
Firefighters, Our Local Heroes 1996
Cosumnes Community Fire District
School Inspections in Galt and Elk Grove USDs 2018
Herald Fire Protection District
Herald Fire Protection District 2014, 2017
Sacramento Metropolitan Fire District (SMFD)
Firefighters handling narcotics 2015
SMFD inspection process for approving permits 2016
Wilton Firefighters
Wilton Firefighters on Fire Board of Directors 2002
Florin Resource Conservation District
Florin Resource Conservation District 2019
Galt-Arno Cemetery District
Review of Operational Procedures 1997
Review of Operations and Business Procedures 1998
McClellan Air Force Base
Conversion Office 1999
Rio Linda/Elverta Community Water District
Inappropriate Use of Funds and Staff Time Contractual Payments on a Certificate of Deposit 1998, 2010, 2011
Rio Linda/Elverta Recreation and Park District
Use of District Funds for the development of a Community Service District 1998
Sacramento Housing and Redevelopment Agency
Capitol Area Development Authority 1994, 1996
Sacramento-Yolo Mosquito and Vector Control District
Administration and Operations 1995, 1997
Sacramento-Yolo Port District
Review of District Operations 1995, 1999, 2000
Sanitation Districts
Sacramento Regional County Sanitation District
Commercial Rates and Financial Operations
Regional Sanitation Industrial Incentives 1997
Sacramento Area Sewer District
Sacramento Area Sewer District 2012
Utilities District
Economic Development Plan 1997
Rancho Seco Nuclear Power Plant: Maintenance/Disposal of Radioactive Waste and Used Nuclear Fuel 2007
Department of Utilities
Credit Where Credit is Due 2009
Water Districts
American River Flood Control District
Use of District Property for Personal Gain 1997
Carmichael Water District
Operational Issues 1997
Rio Linda/Elverta Community Water District
Inappropriate Use of Funds and Staff Time Contractual Payments on a Certificate of Deposit 1998, 2010, 2011
Water Districts Authority
Water Districts Authority 2003
Central Valley Flood Protection Authority
Central Valley Flood Protection Authority 2016
conduct Municipal Service Reviews (MSRs) for water districts, including Rio Linda/Elverta, Citrus Heights, Sacramento, Water Forum and Regional Water Authority 2017
School Districts
Center Unified School District
Violations of the Brown Act 1998
Community Schools Usage
Community Schools Usage 1994
Elk Grove USD
Fiduciary Responsibilities 2002, 2003
Employee Benefits Retirement Trust 2008
Folsom Cordova Unified School District
Travel Policies 1991
Inventory Practices 1993
Grant Joint Union High School District
Operations and management practices 1992
Policies, Procedures and Administration 1994
Inappropriate Use of Public Funds 2004
Los Rios Community College District
Recognition of Student Achievement 2019
Natomas Unified School District
Student Safety Walking to Inderkum High School 2005
“Right Idea, Wrong Price” 2009
Unfunded Liabilities for Retiree Health Benefits – A School District Fiscal Time Bomb 2010
Sacramento City Unified School District
Volunteers Working on School Grounds 1993
School District Maintenance, Management, Fiscal Problems 1995
Lack of Response to Requests for Public Information 1997
Allegation of Dual Employment, Two Public Agencies 1998
School Safety in Jeopardy 2003
Board of Education Oversight of CASA 2004
Sacramento City Unified School District Retirement 2006
Employee Benefits Retirement Incentive Program 2016
Sacramento County Office of Education
Sacramento County Office of Education, Sacramento City Unified School District, Natomas USD, Robla Elementary District and Galt Joint Union District 2017
Teacher-Librarian Shortage 2018
Twin Rivers USD
Unfunded Liabilities 9999
Lack of Trust + Lost Opportunities = Children’s Loss 9999
Police Department, Board of Education and District Administration 9999
Conflict of Interest 2016
Non-Profit Organizations
Children's Receiving Home
Environment, Safety, Care Issues 1992, 1993, 1999
Children's Receiving Home of Sacramento: Mental Health Treatment Center Review of Operations 1999
Sacramento Handicapped Parking Patrol Inc.
Unsatisfactory Conduct/Performance, County's Bidding Process, Contract Safeguards, and Provisions 1995
State Prison System
Transport of Prisoners for Non-Emergency Medical Care 2002