FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 8, 2013
Contact: Howard Sutter, 714.834.6203 office, Howard.Sutter@ocgov.com
Statement on Grand Jury Report
(Santa Ana, CA) — The County of Orange has already taken several significant steps to address the concerns identified in the Grand Jury report entitled “The Culture of Harassment: Change on the Horizon,” which was released today.
“While the Grand Jury does acknowledge that positive change is occurring, we feel that the significance of the County’s forward progress in this area was downplayed,” said Shawn Nelson, Board of Supervisors Chairman. “The Board has consistently demonstrated its commitment to self examination, transparency, and accountability, not only in response to the results of internal investigations but also through structural changes, such as the creation of the Office of the Performance Audit Director and the recentralization of Human Resources.” Continue reading