Do Police generally arrest people for being homeless?

The Fillmore Police Department enforces laws where applicable; however, homelessness in itself is not a crime. In addition, recent court cases have made it more difficult to enforce laws traditionally used in homeless incidents such as living out of a vehicle and illegal camping. In addition, propositions recently approved by California voters have either decriminalized or minimized narcotics offenses. In many cases, where a person would have gone to jail in the past, they are either given a citation or there is simply no violation that exists anymore. Long-term solutions require the cooperation of all stakeholders following a comprehensive plan and the cooperation of citizens to not enable a homeless lifestyle by providing them with short-term food and money. 

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1. I submitted a concern or complaint regarding an encampment established by persons experiencing homelessness on public property. Why hasn’t the City removed the person? Why hasn’t the encampment been r
2. Does the “Boise: Court case apply to all land in Fillmore? What about private property?
3. Do Police generally arrest people for being homeless?
4. Isn't homeless a form of trespassing?
5. Why shouldn't I give money to someone on the street who needs it?
6. What causes homelessness?
7. What is the City of Fillmore doing to address homelessness?
8. What is a Trespass Enforcement Authorization?
9. What should I do if I encounter a panhandler?
10. Where should I report illegal activity?
11. Where should I report illegal activity?