Lt. Eric Dickson currently oversees the Hemet Police Department’s Community Services Bureau, which includes:

  • R.O.C.S. (Restoring Our Community Strategy) Team
  • Traffic Bureau
  • School Resource Officers
  • P.A.C.T. (Post Release Accountability Compliance Team)
  • Office of Professional Standards (IA)
  • 2000 – Selected as a field training officer
  • 2000 – Selected as a member of the TARGET Team
  • 2003 – Selected as one of the original members of the crime suppression unit.
  • 2003 – Selected as a negotiator for the crisis negotiations team
  • 2004 – Promoted to corporal and assigned as a field supervisor in the patrol bureau
  • 2006 – Promoted to sergeant and assigned to the patrol bureau as a watch commander
  • 2009 – Transferred to professional standards/internal affairs.
  • 2009 – Selected as the leader of the crisis negotiations team
  • 2011 – Promoted to lieutenant and assigned to the operations bureau. Oversaw the traffic bureau, canine teams, and the patrol division
  • 2012 – Tasked with forming the initial ROCS (Restoring Our Community Strategy) Team and re-establishing the Crime Suppression Unit
  • 2012 – 2012 – Tasked with oversight of the gang task force and the post-release accountability and compliance team (PACT)
  • 2018 – With the reorganization of the department: assigned to oversee the community services bureau including ROCS, PACT, the traffic bureau, school resource officers, the crisis intervention team, and the office of professional standards/internal affairs
  • Bachelor’s Degree – Philosophy from California State University, Fullerton
  • Graduate – Sherman Block: Supervisory Leadership Institute, class #254
  • Graduate – Drucker School of Management: Executive Leadership Institute, class #3
  • California Peace Officer Standards and Training (P.O.S.T.) basic, intermediate, advanced, supervisory, and management certificates

Lieutenant Eric Dickson
450 E Latham Ave
Hemet, California 92543
951.765.2400
edickson@hemetca.gov