Community Patrol presents stats for March


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 Bluebird Hall, 23066 Canyon Lake Dr. South. Marine Patrol is located at Holiday Harbor Park launch area.

Community Patrol

The Community Patrol report for March is presented by Account Manager Michael Erikson.

Community Patrol logged 15,334 miles, answered 146 calls for service and performed 1,338 foot patrols of amenities and parks.

Sixteen suspicious persons/vehicles were reported with an average response time by Community Patrol of 6.43 minutes.

Patrol issued 46 speed citations, speed trailer issued 70. One bus stop citation was issued.

Fifty-six parking and nine miscellaneous traffic citations were issued.

Twenty gate runner and 11 failure to comply (refusal to show POA/DL/ID) citations were issued. Officers confiscated 268 guest passes.

Nine citations were issued for verbal abuse. Two were issued for animal-related violations.

Three incidents of vandalism were reported. Other incidents in which RSO was contacted include a deceased person at the north ski area, intoxicated driver at Canyon Lake Villas, large amount of narcotics found in vehicle at tennis courts, verbal threat to Bluebird Hall and non-compliant trespasser at north gate.

Marine Patrol

The Marine Patrol report for March is presented by Marine Patrol Captain Steve Haney.

Marine Patrol performed five escorted hours, 10 boat safety inspections, 10 boat tows, two battery assists, 62 fishing license checks and 12 quagga inspections. Sixty-six citations were issued for expired/no registration.