hemet police department

Proudly serving the City of Hemet

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hemet police department

Proudly serving the City of Hemet

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who we are

The Hemet Police Department provides law enforcement services to the city of Hemet in Southern California. Located in the San Jacinto Valley area of Riverside County, Hemet is about 86 miles east of Los Angeles. Within the 29 square miles of Hemet is a population of approximately 90,000 people.

Our department is a family-oriented team committed to excellence and quality service to our community. Our family is a talented workforce, who is progressively developing as change agents for our community.

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If you’re looking to make a difference in other people’s lives, the Hemet Police Department is hiring men and women to serve the community.

At Hemet PD, your ideas are embraced, your knowledge is respected, and you enjoy some of the best benefits in the profession.

a message from our chief

On behalf of the hard-working men and women of the Hemet Police Department, I would like to welcome you to our website.

The department serves a fast-growing, highly diverse population that lives, works, and plays in the San Jacinto Valley. Hemet is well-known for some of the best Southern California fishing at Diamond Valley Lake and top-notch mountain biking at Simpson Park. We are a great central location with easy access to the beach, desert, and mountains. We are home to the Western Science Center and the Ramona Pageant, California’s official outdoor play.

If you are looking for a great place to live or just visit, the Hemet Police Department will be honored to serve you. Thank you for visiting our website and we hope you find it contains valuable information about our department and the resources, programs, and services we provide to the community.

Eddie Pust
Chief of Police

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RECENT NEWS ARTICLES

Thanksgiving Traffic Safety Operations Scheduled

Thanksgiving Traffic Safety Operations Scheduled

 Hemet, Calif. – As millions of families throughout the state hit the road to visit friends and family this Thanksgiving holiday, the Hemet Police Department reminds drivers and passengers of the importance of wearing a seat belt and the deadly consequences of...

Officer-Involved Shooting

Officer-Involved Shooting

Hemet, CA — On Sunday, November 20, 2022, at approximately 10:26 am, the Hemet Public Safety Communications Center received a 911 call regarding a possible domestic violence incident in the 1000 block of Living Water Way. Officers arrived on the scene, and an...

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Join the Hemet Police Department Family! We are actively recruiting for:
 
· Police Cadet
· Police Officer (Lateral)
· Police Officer - Academy Enrolled/Graduate
· Police Officer Trainee
· Public Safety Dispatcher (Lateral)
· Public Safety Office Specialist
 
To apply, visit hemetca.gov/jobs 
Questions? Contact us at:
✉️ hpdrecruitment@hemetca.gov
 
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From all of us at the Hemet Police Department, Happy Thanksgiving! 🦃

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As a reminder, the Hemet Police Department’s front lobby will be closing at 1 pm today in observance of Thanksgiving. We will return to regular business hours on Monday, November 28.
 
Our jail lobby, at 210 N. Juanita, will remain open. Of course, Hemet Police Department Officers, CSOs and Dispatchers will remain available 24/7/365.
 
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We're happy to announce that Officer Del Bono and K-9 Argo have completed their field training together and are now serving the Hemet community.

If you see them out and about, feel free to say hello! 🐾

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Are you interested in becoming a police officer? The Hemet Police Department is EXPEDITING the hiring process for Police Officer - Trainee and will pay for you to attend the police academy while you are being trained—no law enforcement experience is required. 

Apply before Saturday, December 8, 2022 for an opportunity to participate in our Physical Agility Test on Saturday, December 17, 2022.

Successful candidates will attend a 24-week P.O.S.T. Certified Basic Academy under the sponsorship of the Hemet Police Department.
Visit the link in our bio for more information and to apply.

Questions? Contact us at:
✉️ hpdrecruitment@hemetca.gov

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A behind the scenes look at the Southwest Cities SWAT Team’s annual, full-scale callout scenario.

The Hemet Police Department has had its SWAT team since 1989. In 1998, we formed the Hemet-Murietta Regional SWAT team and in 2020, with the incorporation of Menifee, Hemet PD, @murrietapd and @menifeepd formed the Southwest Cities Regional SWAT team.

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TODAY IS THE DAY 🚔☕️

Join us for coffee at Downtown Deli & Coffee Company, at 113 North Harvard Street, today from 4 pm to 6 pm. Stop by, ask questions, and get to know the men and women who serve your community.

We hope to see you there!

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