hemet police department

Proudly serving the City of Hemet

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hemet police department

Proudly serving the City of Hemet

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The Hemet Police Department provides law enforcement services to the city of Hemet in Southern California. Located in the San Jacinto Valley area of Riverside County, Hemet is about 86 miles east of Los Angeles. Within the 29 square miles of Hemet is a population of approximately 90,000 people.

Our department is a family-oriented team committed to excellence and quality service to our community. Our family is a talented workforce, who is progressively developing as change agents for our community.

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If you’re looking to make a difference in other people’s lives, the Hemet Police Department is hiring men and women to serve the community.

At Hemet PD, your ideas are embraced, your knowledge is respected, and you enjoy some of the best benefits in the profession.

a message from our chief

On behalf of the hard-working men and women of the Hemet Police Department, I would like to welcome you to our website.

The department serves a fast-growing, highly diverse population that lives, works, and plays in the San Jacinto Valley. Hemet is well-known for some of the best Southern California fishing at Diamond Valley Lake and top-notch mountain biking at Simpson Park. We are a great central location with easy access to the beach, desert, and mountains. We are home to the Western Science Center and the Ramona Pageant, California’s official outdoor play.

If you are looking for a great place to live or just visit, the Hemet Police Department will be honored to serve you. Thank you for visiting our website and we hope you find it contains valuable information about our department and the resources, programs, and services we provide to the community.

Eddie Pust
Chief of Police

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Vehicle Safety and Security Tips

Vehicle Safety and Security Tips

Parking Your Vehicle Take your vehicle's key; do not leave it in or on your vehicle.  Close and lock all windows and doors when you park.  Always try to park in well-lit areas if possible. Never leave anything in plain sight, not even empty bags or boxes. Conceal all...

Homicide Investigation

Homicide Investigation

 Hemet, CA — On Friday, August 19, at approximately 7:38 pm, the Hemet Public Safety Communications Center received a call regarding an unresponsive male adult near the 200 block of North San Jacinto Street. The Hemet Fire Department responded to the scene and...

Arrest in Homicide Investigation

Arrest in Homicide Investigation

 Hemet, CA — On Wednesday, July 27, at approximately 5:54 pm, the Hemet Public Safety Communications Center received a call of a missing female adult from a residence in the 900 block of Mellisa Drive. Officers responded to the call and a Missing Person Report was...

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A behind-the-scenes look at K-9 selection day at @adlerhorstk9 where we ultimately selected K-9 Argo as the next member of the Hemet Police Department.
We are just two short weeks away from our Inaugural Public Safety Expo and Recruiting Fair!

Join us for an interactive day with local public safety agencies and other organizations that provide services in the Hemet Valley at our inaugural Public Safety Expo on Saturday, October 8, from 9 am to 3 pm at the Hemet Valley Mall.

Our Recruiting Team will be on hand with employment applications, salary and benefit information, and ready to answer any questions you may have about becoming a member of the Hemet Police Department.

We'll see you there!

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This week is National Forensic Science Week! 

National Forensic Science Week recognizes forensic science professionals' contribution to our department and the criminal justice system. 

Join us in thanking our Crime Scene Technician and Property and Evidence staff for their role in answering questions about a crime, protecting victims, identifying the guilty, and exonerating the innocent. 

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We're happy to announce the appointment of our newest K-9 handler: Officer Dominic Del Bono.
 
Officer Del Bono will begin his new assignment on September 23, 2022. His future partner will also be the Department's second apprehension dog.
 
Stay tuned next week as we give an inside look into the selection process and initial K-9 training 🐾

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