Hemet police officers share more than coffee with the community

Hemet Police Chief Eddie Pust, left, and Hemet Fire Chief Eddie Sell show public safety solidarity at a recent Coffee with a Cop event at Starbucks. Valley News/Courtesy photo
As customers converged on a Starbucks to get their early morning coffee fix, they had the opportunity to interact with Hemet police officers in a positive way as part of a Coffee with a Cop event. Jilma Ordonez has been manager of the Starbucks located at the westernmost end of the city at 4552 W. Florida Ave. since March.“I want to make sure and do these kinds of events and thank our officers for their service,” she said. “Our customers get to talk to them about anything. And the officers get those thank yous and pats on the back they don’t always get for showing up every day.”Hemet Police created a new position for a Public Information Social Media Officer that was filled a few months ago by Alan Reyes. “Coffee with a Cop is really about giving community members an op
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