Michael Mouat

Pedestrian Seriously Injured

Pedestrian Seriously Injured

Hemet, California – On Wednesday in the early morning hours of September 20th, 2023 at about 3:42 AM, officers from The Hemet Police Department responded to a possible traffic collision within the 600 block of N. State Street in the City of Hemet.  Officers on the scene discovered a collision had occurred involving a pedestrian who had been struck by a vehicle. 

$60K Hiring Bonus for Lateral Police Officers and Deputies

$60K Hiring Bonus for Lateral Police Officers and Deputies

Hemet, Ca. — The Hemet Police Department is thrilled to announce an unprecedented opportunity for experienced law enforcement professionals! In an effort to attract top-notch talent and strengthen our commitment to public safety, we are proud to offer a generous $60,000 hiring bonus to qualifying lateral police officers and deputies.

$60K Hiring Bonus for Lateral Police Officers and Deputies

Stabbing Homicide Investigation

Hemet, Calif. — On Monday, September 18, 2023, at approximately 12:35 am, the Hemet Public Safety Communications Center received several calls reference a disturbance in the 1000 block of South Gilbert Street. Officers arrived on scene and located an adult victim suffering from several stab wounds. Officers began providing lifesaving measures prior to the victim being transported to a local hospital. The victim ultimately succumbed to their injuries at the hospital. The victim’s name is not being released at this time, pending notification of their family. Hemet Police Department’s Investigations Bureau assumed the investigation.

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Investigation update

As of September 13, 2023, the investigation into allegations regarding inappropriate online contact with a juvenile by a Hemet Unified School District employee is ongoing. 

$60K Hiring Bonus for Lateral Police Officers and Deputies

Officers Warn Others of Approaching Tropical Storm

Hemet, Calif. – In preparation for Hurricane Hilary, the Hemet Police Department has sent officers to washes and drainage areas throughout the city where transient encampments may be found. The officers are there to warn anyone staying in locations designed for flood control to be aware of the approaching tropical storm expected to reach Hemet sometime over the weekend. All homeless persons in these locations will be offered assistance and told to vacate the area to prevent being caught in a flash flood.

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Use of Force Charges Filed Against Hemet Police Officer

Hemet, Calif. — On July 23, 2023, the Hemet Police Department became aware of a use of force involving one of its Officers, which left one person with significant injuries. During this incident, Police Officer Jacob Hobson approached a group behind a gas station on the 1700 block of West Florida Avenue and determined a female in the group had an outstanding felony warrant. The officer initiated an arrest. However, the female initially resisted his efforts to place her in handcuffs. A subsequent use of force occurred, and the woman was seriously injured while being taken into custody.

$60K Hiring Bonus for Lateral Police Officers and Deputies

Pedestrian Safety Operations

During August and September, the Hemet Police Department’s Traffic Bureau has organized several enforcement operations focusing on pedestrian safety. Motor Officers will be paying particular attention to vehicle code violations related to pedestrian safety. Additionally, they will focus on high pedestrian traffic areas such as schools and shopping plazas.

$60K Hiring Bonus for Lateral Police Officers and Deputies

Vehicle Collision Involving On-Duty Police Officer 

Hemet, Calif. – On Friday, July 14th, 2023, at approximately 9:17 pm, a traffic collision occurred on Florida Avenue near Gilmore Street in the City of Hemet. As a result of the crash, three children in their teens were injured, as well as an on-duty Hemet Police officer. The injuries range from minor to moderate, and all four injured parties were treated at an area hospital. 

$60K Hiring Bonus for Lateral Police Officers and Deputies

Stabbing Investigation

On Friday, July 7, 2023, at approximately 9:28 pm, the Hemet Public Safety Communication Center received a 911 call stating his mother was just stabbed by her boyfriend near the 1400 block of East Menlo Avenue. As officers arrived on scene, it was determined there were two victims that the same male suspect had stabbed.

$60K Hiring Bonus for Lateral Police Officers and Deputies

Hemet, Ca. — The Hemet Police Department is thrilled to announce an unprecedented opportunity for experienced law enforcement professionals! In an effort to attract top-notch talent and strengthen our commitment to public safety, we are proud to offer a generous $60,000 hiring bonus to qualifying lateral police officers and deputies.

Stabbing Homicide Investigation

Hemet, Calif. — On Monday, September 18, 2023, at approximately 12:35 am, the Hemet Public Safety Communications Center received several calls reference a disturbance in the 1000 block of South Gilbert Street. Officers arrived on scene and located an adult victim suffering from several stab wounds. Officers began providing lifesaving measures prior to the victim being transported to a local hospital. The victim ultimately succumbed to their injuries at the hospital. The victim’s name is not being released at this time, pending notification of their family. Hemet Police Department’s Investigations Bureau assumed the investigation.