Community Patrol provides stats for month of September


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

Community Patrol logged 15,49 miles and answered 380 calls for service with an average response time of 6.5 minutes. Officers issued 154 citations and no warnings.

Seventy-nine speed enforcement citations, four failure to comply citations (refusal to show POA/DL/ID), four verbal abuse citations, one identification for access control citation, two failure to stop for a school bus citations, two parking citations, two disturbance citations and seven miscellaneous citations were issued. Five animal citations were issued.

Twenty-eight POA cards and 15 passes were confiscated. Fourteen suspicious vehicle/persons were reported.

There were a total of 15 incident reports. Four of the 15 incidents were gate arm incidents, three were for lake contamination and one was an oil spill in the street. There was one golf cart accident.

Process servers were escorted to 36 locations with a time of 10 minutes per escort and an on-scene time at the house of two minutes.

Marine Patrol

Marine Patrol performed 10 escorted hours, 21 safety inspections, 55 fishing license/permit checks, 27 boat tows, four battery assists and 12 boating safety contacts.

Twenty-one citations were issued for unregistered boats sitting on or above the water, one was issued for unregistered boat operating on the lake. One fishing without a license citation was issued.