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450 E. Latham Ave.
Hemet, CA 92543

Non-Emergency:  (951) 765-2400
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Michael Mouat

Major Injury Traffic Collision

Bicyclist Killed in Traffic Collision 

Hemet, California – On Saturday, January 13th, 2024, at approximately 6:30 PM officers from the Hemet Police Department responded to a traffic collision on San Jacinto Street near the intersection of El Nita Lane, in the City of Hemet. Upon arrival, first responders located a bicyclist trapped under a vehicle.  Life-saving measures were attempted but tragically, the bicyclist succumbed to his injuries after being transported to a nearby hospital.  The adult male’s identity is being withheld pending notification to his family.   Hemet Police Traffic Investigators responded and assumed the investigation. 

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month and a time to put safety in the driver’s seat. The Hemet Police Department will be actively looking for drivers throughout the month who are in violation of the state’s hands-free cell phone law.

Shooting Homicide Investigation

Hemet, Calif. — On Sunday, March 24, 2024, at approximately 4:51 p.m., the Hemet Public Safety Communications Center received several calls reference a shooting in the 1300 block of West Fruitvale Avenue. Officers arrived on scene and located two female adult victims suffering from gunshot wounds.  Officers began providing medical aid for both victims prior to them being transported to a local hospital.  Unfortunately, one victim ultimately succumbed to their injuries at the hospital.