Community Patrol presents stats for August


The Community Patrol and Marine Patrol reports for the month of August were presented by the POA on Sept. 26.

The Community Patrol report is prepared by Account Manager Michael Erikson. The Marine Patrol report is provided by Marine Patrol Captain Steve Haney.

Community Patrol

Community Patrol answered 95 calls for service and performed 3,710 foot patrols of amenities and parks. Sixteen suspicious persons/vehicles were reported with an average response time by Community Patrol of 4.5 minutes.

Patrol issued 37 speed citations. The speed trailer issued 73 citations. There were 218 parking, five golf cart and five miscellaneous traffic citations issued.

Officers confiscated 621 guest passes and issued 27 gate runner and 19 failure to comply (refusal to show POA/DL/ID) citations.

Eight citations were issued for verbal abuse. One noise, four curfew and three animal-related citations were issued.

On vandalism incident and three motor vehicle accidents were reported.

Marine Patrol

Marine Patrol received 18 calls for service and performed 9.25 escorted hours, 31 boat safety inspections, 11 boat tows, two battery assists and 36 quagga inspections. Seventeen fishing related citations were issued.

About Community Patrol

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.