POA presents Community Patrol stats for May


The Community Patrol and Marine Patrol reports for the month of May were presented by the POA on July 3. The Community Patrol report was prepared by Account Manager William Jordan. The Marine Patrol report was prepared by Marine Patrol Captain Don Motteler.

Community Patrol

Community Patrol answered 446 calls for service, which is nearly double the number of calls from the previous month. Staff performed 4,039 foot patrols of amenities and parks. Ninety-nine suspicious persons/vehicles were reported with an average response time by Community Patrol of 10.32 minutes.

Patrol issued one speeding citation. The speed trailer issued 158 speeding citations. Seventy parking citations and six miscellaneous traffic citations were issued.

Four citations were issued for verbal abuse to staff and eight citations were issued for failure to comply. One noise citation and six animal-related citations were issued.

Officers confiscated 35 guest passes and issued six citations for gate running.

There were six reports of vandalism that included various broken signs, Gault Field men’s restroom, Happy Camp men’s restroom, Outrigger Park grounds, Indian Beach women’s restroom and Sierra Park women’s restroom.

There were six motor vehicle accidents reported. The locations of the accidents are Vacation Drive/Compass Drive, Indian Beach, main causeway, north gate, Vacation Drive/north ski area and Vacation Drive/Longhorn Drive.

Marine Patrol

Marine Patrol received 348 calls for service and performed 4.35 escorted hours, 306 boat safety inspections, nine boat tows and nine quagga inspections. Forty fishing license checks were performed, five citations were issued. No significant incidents were reported by Marine Patrol.

About Community Patrol

The POA provides Community Patrol Services for the community. Its primary functions are to provide the community with gate access control, Rules and Regulations compliance and incident observation and reporting to the POA.

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.

The primary functions of Marine Patrol are to provide the community with services that include quagga and boat safety inspections, Rules and Regulations compliance and incident observation and reporting to the POA.

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.