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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 28 square miles of Hemet is a population of approximately 86,000 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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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.
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RECENT NEWS ARTICLES
Hemet, CA — On Thursday, August 4, at approximately 8:49 pm, the Hemet Public Safety Communications Center received a call requesting a welfare check on an elderly female in a residence in the 1900 block of Calle Amargosa. Officers arrived at the location and discovered a deceased elderly female with visible injuries.
The name of the victim will not be released at this time, pending official notification of her family. Hemet Police Detectives are investigating this case as a homicide and have arrested a person of interest.
This is an active investigation. Anyone with information regarding this incident can contact Investigator Brian Wood at (951)765-2497, or provide anonymous information through the Hemet Police Department’s smartphone app, available for free Apple App Store for iOS devices and Google Play for Android users. Anonymous tips are always accepted.