Vehicle Collision Involving On-Duty Police Officer 

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

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.