San Diego

[San Diego County] Grand Jury Report Finds County Foster Care Staff Overworked, Allegations of Abuse

A grand jury report released Wednesday found multiple gaps in institutional safety and training in the Child Welfare Services division of San Diego County’s Health and Human Services Agency.

[San Diego County] Report Finds Room for Improvement of Mental Health Treatment at County Jails

A grand jury report released Tuesday found San Diego County’s detention facilities to generally be clean, albeit slightly aged for their current use, and found no evidence of inmate mistreatment or negligence on the part of the Sheriff’s and Probation departments but recommends improvements in mental health treatment for inmates.

[San Diego County] La Mesa residents push for police oversight board at community forum

Blog note: this article references a 2016 grand jury report.

LA MESA —  Several dozen La Mesa residents met Tuesday night to discuss the possibility of creating a community oversight board for the La Mesa Police Department.

[San Diego County] San Diego Grand Jury Urges More School Safety Training, Resources

The jury recommends that the county to prioritizes funding for safety training, equipment and infrastructure improvements.

The San Diego grand jury recommended that the region’s school districts increase funding for more training and resources toward school safety.

In a report –“School Safety in San Diego County: How Prepared Are We for Another School Shooting?” — released on Tuesday, the panel recommended that all county school safety plans focus on active shooter situations, reports the Times of San Diego.

[San Diego County] Grand jury recommends more training for school shootings

SAN DIEGO -- The San Diego County grand jury recommended Tuesday that the region's school districts increase funding for training and resources to prepare for and prevent school shootings.

In a report released Tuesday, titled "School Safety in San Diego County -- How Prepared Are We for Another Active School Shooting?", the panel recommends that all county school safety plans address how to handle active shooter situations.

[San Diego County] Audit Reveals Possible Criminal Acts at San Ysidro Elementary School District

New district leadership says past administrations are responsible for wrongdoing and pledges to carry out reforms suggested by state auditors.

Blog note: this article references a 2016 grand jury report.

A state audit contains new evidence of fraud, theft and other illegal acts by past administrations and board members at the San Ysidro Elementary School District.