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By Ed Gordon 

What's Up in Stallion Springs?


Sally Lawrence reviews unit 1 of the CERT Training Manual with members and guests.

The Stallion Springs CERT team held its regular monthly meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 6. Sally Lawrence lead a discussion and training seminar on Unit 1 of the CERT Training Manual. For those of you that have not yet completed your initial CERTification, this will count toward your completion as long as you have attended full class sessions for at least 5 other units. This is also a great way to re-CERTify without having to attend the full class. It also serves as a good introduction to others who may be interested in taking the CERT Basic Training but wanted an overview first. Additional units will be covered at future meetings. Be sure to invite all your friends and neighbors in the greater Tehachapi area. You can contact CERT at (661) 412-CERT. The next meeting is scheduled for Wednesday Feb. 4 at 6:30 p.m. at the Stallion Springd CSD building.

The CERT team will be distributing the Names & Numbers Phone Books over the next few weeks. Watch for yours. Stallion Springs Neighborhood Watch

Police Chief Mike Grant and Officer Craig Rinhart gave a report on the statics for 2014. There were 76 arrests, and 144 citations issued (this number will increase this year due to proposition 47; some of what were arrests will be misdemeanors, and citations will be issued in place of an arrest). There were 1152 reports, 1392 calls for service, 77 call outs, 524 want and warrant checks,

1235 officer initiated investigations,477 field interviews, 14 vehicle Impounds and 32 medical assists. The Citizens Service Unit provided 695.5 hours since July, doing vacation house checks, infrastructure checks, welfare checks and school bus watch, and in-office administrative duties.

Grant noted that there are trends toward an increase in drugs, juvenile suicide attempts, social media issues, trespassing, DUI, unlicensed drivers, neighbor disputes, barking dog complaints and scam attempts.

To contact the SSPD for emergencies dial 911, for non-emergencies call (661) 861-3110. Be sure to tell the person answering the phone that you are calling from Stallion Springs.

Neighborhood Watch Monthly Meetings have changed to the second Thursday of each month at Stallion Springs CSD, 27800 Stallion Springs Drive, Stallion Springs, Tehachapi.

Invite your family, neighbors and friends and join us on Facebook. There are currently 340 members on facebook.


Tuesday, Jan. 20, 6 p.m. – CSD Board of Directors meeting at the CSD office.

Wednesday, Feb. 4, 6:30 p.m.

CERT meeting at the CSD Office.

Thursday, Feb. 12, 6 p.m., – Neighborhood Watch meeting at the CSD office.


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