State Auditor Elaine Howle presents findings to the Joint Legislative Audit Committee at the California state Capitol in 2011. A decision by the California Department of Justice to stop providing social services sentencing and conviction information considered valuable in determining whether people with criminal histories can work in licensed facilities could be putting children, adults and elderly clients at risk, according to a state audit released Tuesday.
State Auditor Elaine Howle presents findings to the Joint Legislative Audit Committee at the California state Capitol in 2011. A decision by the California Department of Justice to stop providing social services sentencing and conviction information considered valuable in determining whether people with criminal histories can work in licensed facilities could be putting children, adults and elderly clients at risk, according to a state audit released Tuesday. Autumn Payne Sacramento Bee file
State Auditor Elaine Howle presents findings to the Joint Legislative Audit Committee at the California state Capitol in 2011. A decision by the California Department of Justice to stop providing social services sentencing and conviction information considered valuable in determining whether people with criminal histories can work in licensed facilities could be putting children, adults and elderly clients at risk, according to a state audit released Tuesday. Autumn Payne Sacramento Bee file
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March 14, 2017 10:52 AM

Audit slams California agencies for lax social service background checks

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