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News Releases

Hemet Woman Arrested After Pointing a Gun at Police Officers

Hemet Woman Arrested After Pointing a Gun at Police Officers

In the early hours of Monday, June 11, 2024, at approximately 1:29 a.m., the Hemet Public Safety Communications Center received multiple reports of a verbal altercation at the Shadow Canyon Apartments, located in the 3000 block of West Acacia Avenue. According to one caller, a female at the apartment made threats to shoot responding police officers and was reportedly seen with a firearm.

Hemet Woman Arrested After Pointing a Gun at Police Officers

“Click It or Ticket” Campaign Reminds to Always Buckle Up

For Memorial Day Weekend, the Hemet Police Department reminds travelers to always buckle up and secure children in the right car seats when visiting friends and family.

This year’s Click It or Ticket campaign runs from May 20 to June 2. During this time, the Hemet Police Department will have additional officers on patrol actively looking for drivers and passengers who are not wearing a seat belt. This includes vehicles where children are not secured in child safety seats or the right safety seats for their age.

Hemet Woman Arrested After Pointing a Gun at Police Officers

first annual autism acceptance and resource fair

Join us in our first ever Autism Acceptance and Resource Fair on Saturday, April 27th from 1:00PM-5:00PM at 200 N. Harvard Street (rear of the Hemet Public Library). This is a free-community event in support of Autism Acceptance, and helping the community find local resources. This event will include demonstrations, sensory activities, crafts, vendors, resources and prizes.

Hemet Woman Arrested After Pointing a Gun at Police Officers

Pedestrian Dies in Traffic Collision

Hemet, CA. – On Thursday, April 28th, 2024, just before midnight, Hemet Police Communication Center received a 9-1-1 call in reference to a pedestrian being struck by a vehicle in the 300 block of N. State St.  Officers arrived and located an unresponsive female in the roadway.  Lifesaving measures were attempted but the female succumbed to her injuries.  The driver of the vehicle stayed on-scene and was cooperative with officers.

Hemet Woman Arrested After Pointing a Gun at Police Officers

Motorist Dies in Single Vehicle Rollover Traffic Collision

Hemet, CA. – On Monday, April 1st, 2024, at approximately 2:14 PM, Hemet Police Communication Center began receiving multiple 9-1-1 calls in reference to a rollover traffic collision within the Echo Hill Estates, located at 1700 S. State Street. Officers arrived and located a black GMC Envoy which had obvious signs of being involved in a rollover collision. Further investigation revealed that the GMC was the only vehicle involved in the crash and the sole occupant of the vehicle had succumbed to his injuries prior to life saving measures being attempted.

The Hemet Police Department’s Traffic Bureau responded to the scene and assumed the investigation. The preliminary investigation revealed that the driver of the GMC had been traveling eastbound within the mobile estates and for an unknown reason accelerated, leaving the roadway. The identity of the deceased driver is being withheld pending family notification. No public roadways were closed related to this incident.

“Click It or Ticket” Campaign Reminds to Always Buckle Up

For Memorial Day Weekend, the Hemet Police Department reminds travelers to always buckle up and secure children in the right car seats when visiting friends and family.

This year’s Click It or Ticket campaign runs from May 20 to June 2. During this time, the Hemet Police Department will have additional officers on patrol actively looking for drivers and passengers who are not wearing a seat belt. This includes vehicles where children are not secured in child safety seats or the right safety seats for their age.

Share the Road and Look Out for One Another

May is National Bicycle Safety Month, and the Hemet Police Department is encouraging everyone to get active and safely take bike rides while at the same time reminding drivers to be on the lookout for more people biking and walking.