CL Community Patrol stats presented for February


The RU2 radar mobile speed trailer is programmed to capture the license plates of vehicles speeding within the community. Citations are issued by mail. The speed trailer did not issue any tickets in the month of February due to the radars being out for recertification. Photo by Donna Ritchie

The Community Patrol and Marine Patrol reports for the month of February were presented by the POA on Apr. 2. The Community Patrol report is prepared by Account Manager William Jordan, who was appointed to his position in December. The Marine Patrol report is provided by Marine Patrol Captain Steve Haney.

Community Patrol

Community Patrol answered 116 calls for service and performed 2,958 foot patrols of amenities and parks. Thirty-four suspicious persons/vehicles were reported with an average response time by Community Patrol of 6.21 minutes.

Patrol issued two speeding citations. The speed trailer did not issue any tickets in the month of February due to the speed trailer radars being out for recertification.

Patrol officers issued 21 parking citations, one golf cart related citation and four miscellaneous traffic citations.

Four citations were issued for verbal abuse to staff. One gate runner and two failure to comply citations were issued. Officers confiscated 82 guest passes and issued one solicitation citation. Four animal-related citations were issued.

There were four vehicle accidents and four reports of vandalism. Three of the four accidents occurred at the gates.

Marine Patrol

Marine Patrol received 20 calls for service. There were 11 boat safety inspections and 10 quagga inspections. One fishing license citation was issued.

About Community Patrol

The POA provides Community Patrol Services for the community. Their responsibilities include Community Patrol and Marine Patrol, gate access control and enforcement of Rules and Regulations.

Community Patrol can assist with barking or loose dogs, illegal fishing, loud noise complaints, motorcycle riding in the community, speeding vehicles, parking violations, vehicle accidents and other non-emergency incidents.

Police Services

Police services are provided by the City of Canyon Lake through a contract with the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department. For emergency situations and to report a crime, call 911 for help.