The two newest police officers to the Hemet Police Department were sworn into service, Oct. 5 by Chief David Brown at the Hemet City Council chambers. Juan Sanchez is a retired Los Angeles Police Department sergeant with 30 years’ experience and Gerardo Ortiz is a former San Diego City police officer; both are highly experienced […]
The virtues of providing Hemet Police officers an assigned patrol vehicle that they may keep at home when off duty was explained to the Hemet City Council May 9 by Hemet Police Chief Dave Brown. The council after hearing the report approved the purchase of a new fleet of 19 fully equipped police cars for […]
“We are declaring a War on Crime,” announced Hemet Mayor Linda Krupa in a large public gathering at Hemet’s crime plagued Weston Park April 8.
Hemet Police Chief David Brown, giving a crime and safety report to the city council, focused his attention on the efforts of his detectives to solve recent homicides following earlier public comments that were somewhat critical of the ongoing investigations. The report was given by the chief during the regular council meeting March 14. Two […]
The motorist who struck and killed a 66-year-old man at a Hemet intersection remained at large today.
Police shot a homicide suspect as they were attempting to arrest him, authorities said Satuday, Feb. 25.
HEMET – Lateral Police Officer Andre Wassouf was appointed to the Hemet Police Department in a ceremony held Monday, Feb. 13. Wassouf was born in Syria and immigrated with his family to the U.S. in 1988. They settled in Boston where Wassouf attended and graduated from Lawrence Mass High School in 1992. Wassouf became a […]
A man shot his sister, and a week after someone dumped the dying woman off at a hospital in Hemet, the brother was arrested at a house in the San Gabriel Valley, police said Saturday, Jan. 14.
This is a historic day,” said Hemet Chief of Police Dave Brown. “We are witnessing the first police officer hired and funded under Measure U and the promotion of three officers in support of a new Special Operations Bureau made possible by funding under Measure U.” The Special Operations Bureau is tasked with aggressively tackling […]