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rockhillmanor

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Posted: 09/30/17 01:28am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

azdryheat wrote:

We had an intruder last night into our gated, secure resort park, Chula Vista near San Diego. A mid-20's female was found this morning by our neighbor's wife asleep in an outside chair. Quite startling. Security was called and two guards showed up to roust her.

In her possession was the handout we all get: the park map containing gate and restroom codes. She decided to run away from the guards and was not found after a search by local police.

Guards say they are banned by the resort's policy from detaining anyone trespassing. Lots of campers are very unhappy with this resort policy. She was just a homeless street urchin but what if she was a he and meant harm to the campers? Lots of elderly here. Security guards or Security monitors? You know the TV commercial.

Chula Vista needs to change their policy so the guards can detain and we campers need to call the police in the future as the guards are useless per current policy.


My first question would be did she just walk right in during the day?

What is this gated resort's policy at the entrance?
Are walk-ins off the street allowed?

IMHO that is what you need to find out. If they are letting walk-ins into your resort, well, that is where the problem lies and it is a BIG problem.

You need to address the entry policies not so much whether they can detain someone. That is what 911 is for when the situation arises.

Where I stay that is gated. Walk-ins are not allowed past the guard gates period. And If a person comes in a car, say to just ask about the resort? After they get their info they are escorted right back out to make sure they have left. You ain't getting in unless you have a reservation AND are sitting in a MH. [emoticon]

* This post was edited 09/30/17 01:35am by rockhillmanor *


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Posted: 09/30/17 09:53am Link  |  Quote  |  Print  |  Notify Moderator

rockhill,
At this resort, even though it's "gated", there's no locked gate at the front; you can walk right in, or drive your rig in. They might have a gate at the front they lock at night, but I don't recall. So yes, it's like the majority of cg's I've been to in that you can walk in if you're motivated to do so.


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The front gate is closed and locked during the night and requires the security monitor to open it. There are no-trespassing signs also posted. Trespassers need to be dealt with.


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darsben1 wrote:

azdryheat wrote:

One of the park's guards also works loss prevention at a nearby supermarket where he said he is allowed to take the necessary measures to detain someone. He said it is the park's policy not to detain.

This park is totally fenced and the vehicle entrance is gated. The person whose space was violated said he'd be talking to management. One must have the code to get in and out the two pedestrian gates. What bothers me is that this is a park that charges $115 a night - pretty pricey - and we should have better security than a monitor to stand around and watch but not detain for the police. Chula Vista PD was called but they didn't get there in time to deal with her.

Too bad some of you don't see any problem with her trespassing in an RV park. Guess if she were in your backyard and it was your wife confronting her it would be a different story.

WHy in the world was your wife confronting her. THAT WAS DANGEROUS if the lady was deranged. Never put your self in harms way for someone sleeping in your chair. I see the problem with trespassing if it was a trespass. But I would hate to read that your loved on got stabbed by a lunatic. Some things you have to let go
It wasn't my wife, it was the neighbor's wife a few doors down. She didn't confront, she just opened the door and there the girl was. She didn't wake up until security got there. Believe me, as a retired LEO of 30 years I've got the equipment with me and the tactical knowledge to deal with most any situation that arises.

BTW, when the neighbor advised the front desk of what took place he got the impression they couldn't care less. Seems to be the policy: Pay your money, park your rv, and don't bother us. We obviously must take care of ourselves.

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Many security guards are just people who are hired by the security firm to keep an eye on things and call the police if they see something going on. They do not have any law enforcement training and do not carry weapons. The are not law enforcement officers.

I myself would not worry about something like this, heck maybe she was staying with someone in the park. If a guest, and she had a little too much to drink she may not have even remembered what the camper looked like where she should have gone. No harm, no big deal.

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Thanks all for sharing

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After 3 and 1/2 years she has probably left.


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Ya know, I think this is the second time recently that this old topic was dug up by a “new member” to make some useless post.

I bet you a beer that “flexomob” is just trying to build his post count up so he can post a link to something he’s wanting us to buy. I just betcha.

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NRALIFR wrote:

Ya know, I think this is the second time recently that this old topic was dug up by a “new member” to make some useless post.

I bet you a beer that “flexomob” is just trying to build his post count up so he can post a link to something he’s wanting us to buy. I just betcha.

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No doubt. Especially since they are from ”Quebec Montreal”. I bet that is confused with the Montreal that is in
Quebec all of the time.


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