The County of Riverside’s law enforcement contract with the City of Lake Elsinore has been amended to add four Sheriff’s deputies.
The Riverside County Board of Supervisors voted 5-0, July 20 to approve the amendment to the law enforcement contract with the city. The increased level of service will add two traffic officers, one special enforcement officer focusing on parks, and one community service officer.
An August 2020 Board of Supervisors action approved a law enforcement contract with the City of Lake Elsinore covering Fiscal Years 2020-2021 to 2024-2025. That contract called for the Sheriff’s Department to provide 14 dedicated officers along with lake patrol which is not a dedicated position. The contract does not prevent the city from hiring unarmed code enforcement off