— HP responded to a dinghy that was adrift near the Shelter Island fishing pier. The dinghy was impounded at the HP Impound dock.
— HP responded to the shoreline near the Bali Hai restaurant on Shelter Island for a female subject that appeared to be in distress and rowing a small dinghy. Upon HP responding they found the subject was having difficulty rowing the boat with one oar. They were able to have her row back to shore where they found she had taken the dinghy from a nearby dinghy landing. After a short investigation the subject was transported to the County Mental Health Facility for an evaluation.
— HP responded to South West Yacht Club for a dinghy that was abandoned and attached to one of their slips. The vessel was impounded and stored at the HP impound dock.
— HP responded to the Pier Café by Seaport Village for a person who fell into the water. A Good Samaritan assisted the subject onto a nearby pier. It was found that the person was intoxicated and sustained a few abrasions from falling on the rocks. Paramedics responded and transported the subject to a hospital for his injuries.
— HP responded to a dinghy that was adrift near the Coronado Bridge. The dinghy was impounded at the HP Impound dock.
— HP responded to a Shelter Island business to investigate a report of a suspect in possession of stolen vessel parts. The parts were stolen in Oceanside and the suspect may have been trying to sell them at the business. When HP units arrived at the business the suspect had already left.
— HP responded to a subject that brandished a weapon (gun) on the docks in America’s Cup Harbor and then returned to his boat. The Harbor Police Swat Team (MARTAC) responded and after a brief standoff the subject complied and was taken into custody.
April 25 — April 29
Harbor Police conducted/hosted a Major Rad-Nuc Exercise called "RADEX '16" during the week of April 25 to April 29. This is a regional radiation and counterterrorism exercise that plays a major role in training for Homeland Security. This training involved special units from several other local agencies: SD Sheriffs, SD Life Guards, SD Police Dept. FBI, Navy, Customs, Border Patrol, Army National Guard and the Domestic Nuclear Detection Office. The week began with intelligence driven counterterror search missions leading up to a full scale terrorism event and included Cruise Ship Counter-Terrorism response and offshore interdictions and boardings.
— HP responded to Harbor Island Marina to investigate a theft of fishing gear from a vessel.
San Diego Lifeguards are a 24 hour rescue agency whose responsibilities include water rescue, boat rescue, marine fire suppression, coastal cliff rescue, underwater search and recovery, swift water and flood search, rescue and emergency medical response. San Diego Lifeguards also handle enforcement of city, state and federal laws and regulations. Lifeguards are classified as peace officers with the power of arrest.