|(a) All law enforcement agencies shall be audited at
least once every five years. Agencies with deficiencies will be evaluated
more frequently, as determined by the commission.
(b) The commission may use the following information
in auditing an agency:
(1) commission records to include but not limited to:
(B) appointment records;
(C) separation records; and
(D) training records;
(2) history of previous violations;
(3) reports from past audits;
(4) on-site audits;
(5) reports and complaints from licensees, other law
enforcement agencies, and citizens; and
(6) observations by commission staff.
(c) The results of the audit may be forwarded to the
chief administrator and governing body.
(d) If deficiencies are identified, the chief administrator
must report to the commission in writing within 30 days what steps
are being taken to correct deficiencies and on what date they expect
to be in compliance.
(e) The commission may conduct a follow-up audit to
verify the correction of deficiencies identified in subsection (d)
of this section.
(f) Failure to correct deficiencies identified in subsection
(d) may result in the imposition of administrative penalties and/or
other disciplinary action as provided in §223.1 and §223.2
of this title.
(g) The effective date of this section is February
|Source Note: The provisions of this §211.26 adopted to be effective January 14, 2010, 34 TexReg 9476; amended to be effective July 14, 2011, 36 TexReg 3932; amended to be effective February 5, 2020, 45 TexReg 765