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450 E. Latham Ave.
Hemet, CA 92543

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Department News

Kick Off Super Bowl LVIII with a Go Safely Game Plan

Officer-Involved Shooting

Hemet, Calif. – On Friday, March 31st, 2023, at approximately 8:47 pm, Officers from the Hemet Police Department responded to the 400 block of north Palm Avenue in the City of Hemet regarding a physical altercation between two people. As the officers arrived, a 46-year-old male involved in the dispute fled in a dark-colored SUV. Officers engaged in a vehicle pursuit of the male, which ended near the intersection of California Avenue and Devonshire Avenue, where an officer-involved shooting occurred.

Man with Knife Safely Detained Using Drone Technology

Following these commands coming from the UAV, the man dropped the knife and willingly surrendered. Officers safely detained him without the use of force and transported him to a local facility for treatment.

Organized Retail Theft Sting

On Thursday, June 26, 2024, The Hemet Police Department’s Organized Retail Theft Task Force conducted an Organized Retail Theft Sting at the JCPenney Department Store in the City of Hemet.