Year Location Affiliation Allegation(s) Investigation Status Outcome
2020 Isla Vista Student Conduct Unbecoming Completed Not Sustained
2020 Lompoc Staff Unattended Equipment Completed Sustained
2020 Campus Non-Affiliate Unlawful Investigation Tactics Used  Completed Exonerated
2019 Campus Staff Conduct Unbecoming Completed Sustained
2019 Campus Non-Affiliate Complaint about Arrest/Search Completed Unfounded
2019 Campus Staff On-Duty Traffic Collision Completed Sustained
2019 Santa Cruz Non-Affiliate Conduct Unbecoming Completed Sustained
2019 Campus Non-Affiliate Conduct Unbecoming Completed Sustained
2019 Santa Cruz Non-Affiliate Conduct Unbecoming Completed Not Sustained
2019 Campus Student Conduct Unbecoming Completed Sustained
2019 Campus Student Conduct Unbecoming Completed Unfounded
2019 Campus Student Complaint about Arrest/Search Completed Unfounded
2019 Paso Robles Non-Affiliate Complaint about Arrest/Search Completed Not Sustained
2019 Campus Non-Affiliate Complaint about Arrest/Search Completed Unfounded
2019 Campus Staff Timecard Fraud Completed Unfounded
2019 Goleta Staff Conduct Unbecoming Completed Not Sustained

Number of Complaints Received - 16

Number of Complaints Investigated - 16

Number of Complaints Closed - 16


Categories of Complaints:

Complaints about Arrest/Search - 3

Complaints about On-Duty Traffic Collision -1

Complaints about Conduct Unbecoming - 9

Complaints about Timecard Fraud - 1

Complaints about Unattended Equipment-1

Complaints about Unlawful Investigation Tactics used-1


Complaint's Relationship to Campus:

Student - 4

Staff - 5

Faculty - 0

Non-affiliate - 7


Disposition of Investigations:

Not Sustained - 4

Sustained - 6

Unfounded - 5

Exonerated - 1


Definitions:

Unfounded - When the investigation discloses that the alleged act(s) did not occur or did not involve department personnel. Complaints which are determined to be frivolous will fall within the classification of unfounded (Penal Code Section 832.5(c)).

Exonerated - When the investigation discloses that the alleged act occurred, but the act was justified, lawful, and/or proper.

Not Sustained - When the investigation discloses that there is insufficient evidence to sustain the complaint or fully exonerate the employee.

Sustained - When the investigation discloses sufficient evidence to establish that the act occurred and that it constituted misconduct.


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