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Title:

 A letter to the Board concerning the status of the Implementation of Security Systems Recommendations (Security)

Date:

 April 1993

Pages:

 4

Summary:

  As part of its follow-up on security issues the Commission reviewed the past activities int his area. The Commission concluded that if security is not given priority, the entire system will remain fragmented and inefficient. It appeared that there were a number of security issues that required reexamination.

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Title:

 Implementation of Security Systems Recommendations (Security)

Date:

 December 1991

Pages:

 3

Summary:

  The Commission, was directed to report back to the Board on the status of the recommendations made in the October 1990 Security Report. This is the second report to the Board on the implementation progress. The Commission felt that substantial progress had been made on the implementation of the recommendations and that the overall awareness of security issues within the County had been raised.

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Title:

 Implementation of Security Systems Recommendations (Security)

Date:

 April 1991

Pages:

 2

Summary:

  The Commission, was directed to report back to the Board on the status of the recommendations made in the October 1990 Security Report. Although the Commission believes the new County Security Office is off to a good start in addressing the recommendations that were approved, there is still much to accomplish.

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Title:

 Security Systems in Los Angeles County Government (Security)

Date:

 October 1990

Pages:

 20

Summary:

  The Commission, in consultation with the Sheriff and the Director of ISD, studied the County's security systems. The purpose was to better coordinate the County's security operations, and to implement an integrated County-wide security system. The report recommended that the Board establish and fund the office of County Security Program Management assigned to the CAO. The office should be staffed by security professionals. The lead position should have management experience in the security profession. The Board should direct the CAO and the County Security Program Manager to perform six outlined tasks in the study within 12 months of the manager's appointment.

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Title:

 Implementation of Commission Recommendations Concerning Security Systems (Security)

Date:

 August 1986

Pages:

 4

Summary:

  The Commission's letter to the Board considers the County's utilization of a full time professional security consultant and the progress which the County has made in implementing the recommendations of the Commission report, "Security Systems in Los Angeles County Government." The Commission concluded that the program is working as intended and that there has been an increase of cooperative efforts among County departments to meet security needs which require immediate attention. This is primarily true within the courthouse facilities. A resource library was established with information on vendors and prices of security equipment and services, review procedures have been implemented, and interdepartmental planning efforts, such as the Civic Center Security Committee and the Committee of Departmental Security Chiefs, have been revitalized.

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Title:

 Security Systems in Los Angeles County Government (Security)

Date:

 October 1984

Pages:

 70

Summary:

  The Commission analyzed the possibility of consolidating all security functions throughout the various departments in order to coordinate security functions. The Commission evaluated the County's existing security program from two perspectives: effectiveness and efficiency. In the absence of standards for effectiveness and of comparative data on success, the Commission focused its analysis on the questions of efficient management systems. There is evidence of problems in the delivery of security services. The Commission's central conclusion is that the problems are attributable to the absence of standards.

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