hemet police department

Proudly serving the City of Hemet

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hemet police department

Proudly serving the City of Hemet

join our teamlearn about us

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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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Make a difference in your community

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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In memory of Riverside County Sheriff's Deputy Darnell Calhoun

RECENT NEWS ARTICLES

Hemet Police To Conduct DUI Safety Checkpoint

Hemet Police To Conduct DUI Safety Checkpoint

Hemet, Calif. — The Hemet Police Department will hold a Driving Under the Influence (DUI) and Driver’s License Checkpoint on Wednesday, February 15, 2023, from 8:00 pm to 2:00 am at an undisclosed location within the City of Hemet. Checkpoint locations are chosen...

 Motorist Dies in Fatal Traffic Collision 

 Motorist Dies in Fatal Traffic Collision 

 Hemet, CA. – On Friday, January 27, 2023, at approximately 9:36 pm, Hemet Police Officers responded to a major injury traffic collision near the intersection of Florida Avenue and Acacia Avenue. Officers arrived and located a gray Toyota Corolla off the south...

Monterey Park Shooting Suspect

Monterey Park Shooting Suspect

Hemet, Calif. - Monterey Park shooting suspect Huu Can Tran had a residence in the 5000 block of W. Florida Avenue in Hemet. The lead agency in this investigation, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, executed a search warrant on the residence. Tran visited...

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Tomorrow is the big day! ☕🚔

Join us for coffee at Starbucks (4552 W Florida Avenue) on Thursday, February 2, from 8 am - 10 am. 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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It was with great honor that we celebrated today the life of Deputy Sheriff Darnell Calhoun. 
Our continued thoughts and prayers are with his family and the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department.
Today, we honor the legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. and wish the Hemet community a reflective #MLK Day.

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Mark your calendars for our first Coffee with a Cop event of 2023! ☕🚔

Join us for coffee at Starbucks (4552 W Florida Avenue) on Thursday, February 2, from 8 am - 10 am. Stop by, ask questions, and get to know the men and women who serve your community.

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