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450 E. Latham Ave.
Hemet, CA 92543

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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.

“Click It or Ticket” Campaign Reminds to Always Buckle Up

For Memorial Day Weekend, the Hemet Police Department reminds travelers to always buckle up and secure children in the right car seats when visiting friends and family.

This year’s Click It or Ticket campaign runs from May 20 to June 2. During this time, the Hemet Police Department will have additional officers on patrol actively looking for drivers and passengers who are not wearing a seat belt. This includes vehicles where children are not secured in child safety seats or the right safety seats for their age.

Share the Road and Look Out for One Another

May is National Bicycle Safety Month, and the Hemet Police Department is encouraging everyone to get active and safely take bike rides while at the same time reminding drivers to be on the lookout for more people biking and walking.