Lake Elsinore: Community Policing results in 2 people getting help with homelessness and 10 arrests
Lake Elsinore, CA - January 11, 2021, about 7:00 AM, the Lake Elsinore Sheriff Station's Problem Oriented Policing Team conducted a zero tolerance/quality of life operation in the City of Lake Elsinore. The team concentrated on areas frequently described as "problem areas,"; throughout the City of Lake Elsinore.
In a collaborative effort with the city's code enforcement, thirty individuals were contacted and two stated they would like assistance with ending their homelessness. The Lake Elsinore Station continuously strives to ensure the citizens of Lake Elsinore live/function comfortably and are able to enjoy the activities of daily living unimpeded.
A total of ten individuals were arrested for crimes related to quality to life. All ten individuals have had, and will continue to have, access to resources which will assist them in ending their endless cycle of homelessness.
As a reminder, "Community Policing" involves partnerships between law enforcement and community members. Business owners and residents are encouraged to report criminal activity directly to law enforcement by calling Sheriff's Dispatch at (951) 776-1099, or by calling 911 if the matter is an emergency.