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FRIDAY, AUGUST 31, 2012
It never ceases to amazes us how politicians always flock to get associated with the "safest city" nominations and or awards. For example, the Orange County Sheriff's Department's blog will usually proudly post a press release announcing how happy the department is because a city like Mission Viejo is one the safest cities
Byron Scott Dies While In Orange County Sheriff’s Custody
SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 02, 2012
Rancho Santa Margarita, CA - – On Saturday, September 1 at approximately 6:45 pm
Byron Scott, 49 years old, died while in custody at the Orange County Sheriff's Department jail ward located at UCI Medical Center in Orange.
Effective public safety in a given city is NOT as much a law-enforcement function as it is a responsible city hall adopting the right framework for the community - for example, adopting LEEEO
L – Leadership - refers to local governance and community leaders
E – Engineering - refers to infrastructure, lighting, signage, etc.
E- Education – inspiring and educate residents on the importance of respecting law and order,
E – Engagement – coordination between law enforcement agencies and residents
O – organization
n as shown below. Whereas for the period from 2000 through November 2004, 75% of the collisions in the community involved three roads, current collision distribution spreads out over eight.ou need to tick the disclaimer form before you are allowed to proceed
We continue to receive a flurry of complaints from Coto residents regarding soliciting and door-to-door distribution of service sales literature, including maid, painting, landscaping, remodeling, (etc.)
CHP UNVEILS NEW TEEN DRIVER PROGRAM
Coto de Caza, CA Oct, 27 2006: According to the CHP, motor vehicle collisions nationwide are the leading cause of death for teenage drivers.
According to a recent study, underage drinking costs the United States nearly $62 billion a year. Published in the July 2006 edition of the Journal of Studies on Alcohol, the study notes that underage drinking leads to nearly 3,200 deaths each year. For...
Coto de Caza, CA - The Coto de Caza demographics have been changing for the last ten years, with the average age rapidly increasing while the total population declines - and the number of visitors increase. That should be good news for traffic accidents and crime and vandalism - right? Wrong! We previously warned residents and visitors alike to drive in Coto at their own peril. We are renewing the call, based on the latest California Highway Patrol (CHP) statistics:
Consider that for close to a decade, we have consistently shown conclusive evidence that there is a direct correlation between the extent of the CHP traffic enforcement efforts and the number of traffic accidents in the community:
Coto de Caza, CA - In the piece titled Coto de Caza Refuses to Grow Up, Ladera Ranch Is Normal, we
renew a warning to residents and visitors alike to drive in Coto de Caza at their own peril. A major reason for the warning is that the CZ Master Association board of directors' rhetoric and actions are diametrically opposed:
On the one hand, CZ Master's Xochitl Yocham writes in the September 2010 Board Letter "Since I have been on the Board over the last 4 years, one intersection has repeatedly been brought to the board's attention as a less than safe for residents. For that reason, the board hired a traffic engineering firm to look at the intersection of Plano Trabuco and Coto de Caza Drive last year," and the board approved the construction of a refuge lane. And she continues "I would suspect that the residents of the community Grand Coto II ..are happy to see this project happening".
The 3Q2007 CHP collision figures just received from the CHP show a quarterly collision level (on an annualized basis) comparable to the levels the Coto de Caza community experienced prior to expulsion of the CHP by the CZ Master Association board of...
The newly elected CZ Master Association Board of directors? president has vowed to improve the relationship between the board and CHP management, a minimum requirement in order to increase the CHP traffic patrol to at least 2006 levels. We think that...
The California Highway Patrol (CHP) reports a total of 6 collision for the first quarter in 2007, one injury and 5 property damage only traffic collisions, for the un-incorporated area of Coto de Caza. Two of the collisions were DUI related.
Hello All: I have heard that CHP officers are not volunteering to work in Coto even for the time and a half pay they would earn. So, we are not even getting the 40 hours a week that was the original deal under Glisson/Rose. It would seem that Bob...
The May 2006 CHP statistics for Coto de Caza is consistent with the Coto de Caza board of director’s inaction with regards to public safety: These show an accident rate rapidly approaching the record-breaking 2005 that lead to the first traffic...
A comparison between the 1Q2006 and 1Q2007 Crime and Vandalism reports shows that a favorite Coto de Caza crime is fraud, that the Peter Pan Syndrome continues to be alive and well (crime is evenly distributed between kids and adults) and a criminal...
While the FBI is expected to report a 1.3 percent rise in violent crime nationwide in 2006 ? an increase for the second straight year, Sheriff Michael Carona today announced that criminal homicide, forcible rape, robbery, aggravated assault, burglary,...
The OC Sheriff's Dept’s Deputy Finley states that Coto de Caza has a serious teenage drug problem. Coto teenagers are involved in nearly 99% of all teenage drug incidents in the areas he serves. Which is consistent with what CotoBuzz has been reporting for the last four years, but contrary to what residents have been led to believe by the current board.