Tips From Deputy Myers

Dear Deputy Myers: How can I become more involved with my community and the Sheriff’s Department? Did you know the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department has numerous volunteers that assist the department with many different aspects of their day to day operations?  It’s true, and there are hundreds of volunteers department wide that are vital to […]

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Dear Deputy Myers: Bicycle/Skateboard Helmet requirements…what is the law? The California Vehicle Code  Section 21212, which pertains to helmet laws, is as follows: (a) A person under 18 years of age shall not operate a bicycle, a nonmotorized scooter, or a skateboard, nor shall they wear in-line or roller skates, nor ride upon a bicycle, a nonmotorized […]

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Dear Deputy Myers: What is Jaywalking exactly?  California Vehicle Code defines “Jaywalking” as travel between intersections controlled by traffic signal devices or by police officers, pedestrians shall not cross the roadway at any place except in a crosswalk. Ok, so what does that really mean? Basically, if you are crossing an intersection outside of a […]

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Dear Deputy Myers: An oldie, but a goodie… All too often I hear people that are victims of crimes, such as vehicle burglaries or package delivery theft, post the incidents on social media but do not report the crimes to local law enforcement. I cannot begin to tell you how important it is to REPORT […]

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School’s out, kids are out, protect yourself By Deanna Myers   Is it July already?! Seems like we were just having end of the year parties and graduation celebrations. Well, the extra daylight and heat tends to bring more criminal activity. Make sure to keep your eyes open for suspicious activity. If you see a […]

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Summer travel safety By Deanna Myers Can you believe summer is just about here? The year has flown by and many of you are gearing up for a fun-filled couple of months of day trips and vacations. Summer is statistically higher in crime, all the more reason to be diligent in protecting your families and […]

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By Deanna Myers    The Internet, Smart Phones, and your teens… Lately, the internet and smart phones have become quite a hot topic when dealing with young teens. Quite often as parents, we want to trust our children to make good decisions with the freedom we provide them with technology. But, the internet is a huge […]

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How can I start or join a Neighborhood Watch near my home? By Deanna Myers This is still a hot topic, so I thought a refresher would be beneficial. There are six basic steps to getting a neighborhood watch program started within your community. Step 1- Create Awareness. Start a buzz in the neighborhood about […]