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Officer-Involved Shooting

Officer-Involved Shooting

Hemet, Calif. – On Friday, March 31st, 2023, at approximately 8:47 pm, Officers from the Hemet Police Department responded to the 400 block of north Palm Avenue in the City of Hemet regarding a physical altercation between two people. As the officers arrived, a 46-year-old male involved in the dispute fled in a dark-colored SUV. Officers engaged in a vehicle pursuit of the male, which ended near the intersection of California Avenue and Devonshire Avenue, where an officer-involved shooting occurred.

Officer-Involved Shooting

Homicide Investigation

Hemet, Calif. — On Wednesday, February 22, at approximately 6:39 pm, the Hemet Public Safety Communications Center received a call regarding a large fight in the area of the 500 block of North Gilbert Street. Officers arrived on the scene and located an adult victim suffering from a gunshot wound.

Officer-Involved Shooting

Officer-Involved Shooting

On Tuesday, February 21, 2023, at approximately 10:09 am, Hemet Police Department Officers were conducting a follow-up investigation in the 800 block of South Harvard Street in the city of Hemet regarding a recent theft.

While searching the backyard of the South Harvard Street residence, officers encountered an armed male in an adjacent backyard.

Officer-Involved Shooting

Officer-Involved Shooting

A Hemet Police Department Officer was involved in an officer-involved shooting on Sunday, November 20, 2022.Independent investigators from the Riverside County Force Investigation Division, as well as those from the Riverside County District Attorney’s Office and the Hemet Police Department, responded to start their investigations. These investigations are just beginning, and the scene is still active as of this release.

Officer-Involved Shooting

Officer-Involved Shooting

Hemet, CA – On Saturday, August 13, 2022, at about 4:54 am, a Hemet Police Officer conducted a traffic stop of a Black BMW sedan for vehicle code violations. The driver of the vehicle initially pulled over and stopped in the 1700 block of W. Florida Ave.

$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.