Article 2. Duties Of Public Agencies And Officers of California Penal Code >> Title 3. >> Part 4. >> Chapter 1. >> Article 2.
It shall be the duty of every city marshal, chief of police,
railroad and steamship police, sheriff, coroner, district attorney,
city attorney and city prosecutor having criminal jurisdiction,
probation officer, county board of parole commissioners, work
furlough administrator, the Department of Justice, Health and Welfare
Agency, Department of Corrections, Department of Youth Authority,
Youthful Offender Parole Board, Board of Prison Terms, State
Department of Health, Department of Benefit Payments, State Fire
Marshal, Liquor Control Administrator, constituent agencies of the
State Department of Investment, and every other person or agency
dealing with crimes or criminals or with delinquency or delinquents,
when requested by the Attorney General:
(a) To install and maintain records needed for the correct
reporting of statistical data required by him or her.
(b) To report statistical data to the department at those times
and in the manner that the Attorney General prescribes.
(c) To give to the Attorney General, or his or her accredited
agent, access to statistical data for the purpose of carrying out
Local law enforcement agencies shall report to the
Department of Justice such information as the Attorney General may by
regulation require relative to misdemeanor violations of Chapter 7.5
(commencing with Section 311) of Title 9 of Part 1 of this code.
Each sheriff and chief of police shall annually furnish the
Department of Justice, in the manner prescribed by the Attorney
General, a report of all justifiable homicides committed in his or
her jurisdiction. In cases where both a sheriff and chief of police
would be required to report a justifiable homicide under this
section, only the chief of police shall report the homicide.
(a) Subject to the availability of adequate funding, the
Attorney General shall direct local law enforcement agencies to
report to the Department of Justice, in a manner to be prescribed by
the Attorney General, any information that may be required relative
to hate crimes. This information may include any general orders or
formal policies on hate crimes and the hate crime pamphlet required
pursuant to Section 422.92.
(b) On or before July 1 of each year, the Department of Justice
shall submit a report to the Legislature analyzing the results of the
information obtained from local law enforcement agencies pursuant to
(c) For purposes of this section, "hate crime" has the same
meaning as in Section 422.55.