Hemet Police Department
Proudly serving the City of Hemet
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who we are
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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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.
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RECENT NEWS ARTICLES
Hemet Police Department Launches Drone as a First Responder Program
Hemet, Calif. — On Monday, April 17, the Hemet Police Department launched a new Drone as a First Responder (DFR) Program to enhance its law enforcement capabilities. The DFR program will use small, remotely operated Unmanned Aerial Systems (UAS), also commonly...
Hemet Police to Conduct DUI Safety Checkpoint
Hemet, Calif. — The Hemet Police Department will hold a Driving Under the Influence (DUI) and Driver’s License Checkpoint on Thursday, May 4th, 2023, from 8:00 pm to 2:00 am at an undisclosed location within the City of Hemet. Checkpoint locations are chosen based on...
Arrest In Homicide Investigation
Hemet, Calif. — On Saturday, April 1, 2023, at approximately 10:56 pm, the Hemet Public Safety Communications Center received a call of gunshots heard in the 1800 block of W. Devonshire Avenue. Officers arrived on scene and located an adult victim suffering from...