MENIFEE, CA— In response to considerations concerning the security of scholars strolling to native colleges, the Metropolis of Menifee and the Menifee Police Division have elevated patrols round colleges and can provoke visitors engineering research within the coming months to find out the necessity for added providers.
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The town has been in communication with officers at Menifee Union College District (MUSD) and is contemplating outreach measures to coach drivers and college students on visitors legal guidelines and enhance consciousness of pedestrian security.
“We stay up for participating with the district and the general public on this subject and encourage continued open dialogue and concepts from dad and mom and college students on methods to enhance security and safety,” Metropolis Supervisor Armando Villa mentioned.
Prior to now, MUSD employed crossing guards for the security of youngsters going to highschool however has diminished the variety of crossing guards this yr. California legislation doesn’t require college districts, cities, or counties to make use of crossing guards.
“Colleges, police, town, dad and mom, college students and the general public should work collectively to find out the perfect methodology for decreasing accidents and accidents,” Menifee Police Capt. Dave Gutierrez mentioned.
Menifee’s Public Works Division commonly research visitors patterns all through town to evaluate the necessity for crosswalks, cease indicators and visitors indicators. As a part of its Capital Enchancment Program, town has funded a visitors sign at Menifee and La Piedra roads, east of Bell Mountain Center College.
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Research consider a number of components, together with college attendance, velocity limits, car and pedestrian quantity, and visitors patterns. Members of the general public can request a research of a location of explicit concern.
Extra measures which can be useful in decreasing incidents embody posting indicators, adjusting visitors patterns round colleges, and utilizing volunteers to oversee kids at drop-off and pick-up instances.
Beneath are some security suggestions for drivers, pedestrians, and bicyclists:
• Don’t use a cellular phone whereas driving or strolling.
• Bicyclists ought to stroll their bikes throughout the road.
• Drivers: Decelerate and put together to cease when turning or in any other case coming into a
crosswalk; by no means go a car stopped at a crosswalk.
• Pedestrians: Cross streets at crosswalks or intersections; search for vehicles in all
instructions, together with these turning; stroll on sidewalks when accessible.
• Bicyclists: Trip with the circulation of visitors and comply with all the identical guidelines of the roadway
a driver should comply with, together with stopping at stops indicators and crimson lights.
For extra details about how the Metropolis of Menifee protects public security, please go to https://www.cityofmenifee.us/ and https://menifeepolice.org/.
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Trevor Montgomery, 50, moved in 2017 to the Intermountain space of Shasta County from Riverside County and runs Riverside County Information Supply (RCNS) and Shasta County Information Supply (SCNS).
Moreover, he writes or has written for a number of different information organizations; together with Riverside County-based newspapers Valley Information, Valley Chronicle, Anza Valley Outlook, and Hemet & San Jacinto Chronicle; the Bonsall/Fallbrook Village Information in San Diego County; and Mountain Echo in Shasta County. He’s additionally a daily contributor to Skinny Blue Line TV and Legislation Enforcement Information Community and has had his tales featured on information stations all through the Southern California and North State areas.
Trevor spent 10 years within the U.S. Military as an Orthopedic Specialist earlier than becoming a member of the Riverside County Sheriff’s Division in 1998. He was medically retired after dropping his leg, breaking his again, and struggling each spinal twine and mind accidents in an off-duty accident. (Click here to see segment of Discovery Channel documentary of Trevor’s accident.)
Throughout his time with the sheriff’s division, Trevor labored at a number of completely different stations; together with Robert Presley Detention Middle, Southwest Station in Temecula, Hemet/Valle Vista Station, Ben Clark Public Security Coaching Middle, and Lake Elsinore Station; together with different areas.
Trevor’s assignments included Corrections, Patrol, DUI Enforcement, Boat and Private Water-Craft primarily based Lake Patrol, Off-Street Automobile Enforcement, Downside Oriented Policing Crew, and Personnel/Background Investigations. He completed his profession whereas working as a Intercourse Crimes and Youngster Abuse Investigator and was a court-designated knowledgeable in little one abuse and little one sex-related crimes.
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