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450 E. Latham Ave.
Hemet, CA 92543

Non-Emergency:  (951) 765-2400
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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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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.

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Chief Arellano Hemet Police Department

Welcome to the Hemet Police Department’s webpage!

On behalf of the entire department, we would like to extend a warm welcome to the City of Hemet and the San Jacinto Valley. We take great pride in our community, which is known for its strong spirit of togetherness and family-oriented environment.

As the population of our valley continues to grow at a rapid pace, the Hemet Police Department is also experiencing growth to meet the needs of our community. If you are passionate about serving and protecting others, we encourage you to explore a career with us. You can find more information within the webpage on how to join our dedicated team.

Hemet is not only known for its picturesque landscapes and natural wonders like Diamond Valley Lake, Simpson Park, and The Western Science Center, but also its vibrant cultural scene, highlighted by the esteemed Ramona Pageant, the longest-running outdoor play in the United States. Additionally, we boast a top-notch school district, providing excellent educational opportunities for families in our community.

We want to express our heartfelt gratitude for taking the time to visit our webpage. It is our hope that through this platform, we can connect with you, our residents and visitors, and build a stronger relationship. We are here to serve and protect, and we encourage you to reach out to us with any questions, concerns, or suggestions.

Thank you again for visiting our Hemet Police Department webpage. We look forward to the opportunity of meeting you in person and working together to create a safe and thriving community here in Hemet.

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Michael Arellano
Chief of Police

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Officer involved shooting

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Hemet, California – In the early hours of Thursday, July 4, 2024, at about 1:40 am, Hemet Police Officers responded to one of our local bars in the downtown district in Hemet.  The reporting party informed dispatch that an intoxicated male subject...

Man with Knife Safely Detained Using Drone Technology

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