Community safety and security are a high priority for the POA. The POA contracts with U.S Security Associates 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 314 calls for service. Officers issued 136 citations and no warnings.
Twenty speed enforcement, three failure to comply, (refusal to show POA/DL/ID), one verbal abuse, one identification for access control, one failure to stop for a school bus, 25 parking, two disturbance and 66 miscellaneous citations were issued.
Eight citations were issued for failure to stop for a school bus, five golf cart citations were issued for speed/stop sign and three citations were issued for motorcycles. Three citations were issued for barking dogs.
The Marine Patrol report is presented by Marine Patrol Captain Steve Haney.
Marine Patrol performed nine escorted hours, 12 boat inspections, 51 fishing license/permit checks, five boat tows and one battery assist.
Thirteen citations and nine warnings were issued.
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.
Community Patrol is located at Bluebird Hall, 23066 Canyon Lake Dr. South. Marine Patrol is located at Happy Camp.