Community safety and security are a high priority for the POA. The POA contracts with Securitas to provide Community Patrol and Marine Patrol services to assist with non-emergency incidents that pertain to the POA’s Rules and Regulations. The City of Canyon Lake contracts with the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department for police services.
The POA, City of Canyon Lake and Riverside Sheriff’s Department all work closely to provide the residents of Canyon Lake with a safe community.
Community Patrol’s responsibilities include Community Patrol and Marine Patrol, gate access control and enforcement of POA Rules and Regulations.
Community Patrol logged 15,668 miles and answered 396 calls for service with an average response time of 6.5 minutes. Officers issued 174 citations and no warnings.
Eighty-seven enforcement citations, four failure to comply citations (refusal to show POA/DL/ID), four verbal abuse citations, one identification for access control citation, one failure to stop for a school bus citation, twenty-five parking citations, two disturbance citations and thirty-seven miscellaneous citations were issued. Five animal-related citations were issued.
Eighteen POA cards and 10 passes were confiscated. Seventeen suspicious persons/vehicles were reported.
There were a total of 14 incident reports. Among the incidents were three gate arm incidents, two lake contamination incidents, one stolen property incident, one oil spill in the street and one golf cart accident. There was property damage to the Big Tee gate and Gault Field fence.
Process servers were escorted to 33 locations with a time of 10 minutes per escort and an on-scene time at the house of two minutes.
Marine Patrol performed 9.75 escorted hours, 20 boat inspections, 91 fishing license/permit checks, seven boat tows and two battery assists.
Six citations were issued and nine warnings.
Marine Patrol is monitoring areas of the lake that are becoming shallow with the absence of rain. A prop on one of the Marine Patrol boats was damaged when it passed through an area that was three to four feet deep.