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 primary functions are to provide the community with services that include access control at the entry gates, Rules and Regulations compliance, and incident observation and reporting to the Association. Community Patrol’s services do not replace the services of outside public safety agencies such as law enforcement, fire services, medical services, city code enforcement, etc.
Community Patrol is located at 23066 Canyon Lake Dr. South. Marine Patrol is located at the Holiday Harbor Park launch area.
The Community Patrol report for May is presented by Account Manager Michael Erikson.
Community Patrol answered 185 calls for service and performed 3,287 foot patrols of amenities and parks. Eleven suspicious persons/vehicles were reported with an average response time by Community Patrol of six minutes.
Patrol issued 43 speed citations, speed trailer issued 38. Sixty-seven parking citations were issued.
Nine gate runner and 10 failure to comply (refusal to show POA/DL/ID) citations were issued. Officers confiscated 36 guest passes.
Five verbal abuse and seven animal-related citations were issued.
Two citations were issued for failure to stop for a school bus. Five citations were issued for noise. One solicitation citation was issued.
There was an incident of a golf cart crash in the Operations yard that resulted in one person being transported to an area hospital with moderate injuries. Alcohol is suspected to be related to the crash. Community Patrol was first on scene to render assistance.
The Marine Patrol report for May is presented by Marine Patrol Captain Steve Haney.
Marine Patrol received 21 calls for service and performed 8.25 escorted hours, 277 boat safety inspections, 19 boat tows, two battery assists and 25 quagga inspections. Three fishing related citations were issued. No incidents were reported.
Residents are reminded to call the police, not Community Patrol for incidents that pertain to the law and duties carried out by peace officers.