Patrol Bureau

Dedication to the Community

The members of the Hemet Police Department’s Patrol Bureau recognize that the most important product we have to offer is service. Our officers continually strive for excellence, performing their duties with competence and compassion. The Hemet Police Department’s patrol officers are dedicated to preserving the highest community standards and maintaining peace and order.

We take pride in the diversity of our work force and respect all individuals. We work diligently at providing the services that promote a positive community environment. We set the example, serving as role models, educating the public, and working cooperatively with others. The patrol bureau prides itself in being the first point of contact with our citizens.  

Members of the Bureau

Hemet Police Patrol OfficersOur officers are committed to reducing crime through police services of the highest quality. We strive to be responsive to the needs of the community while contributing to the safety and security of our citizens.

 Uniformed officers forge partnerships with citizens in order to prevent crime and apprehend those who commit criminal acts.  

We are agents of change, providing leadership in our community. We sustain services that are fair, unbiased, sensitive and respectful of the dignity of all individuals. The patrol bureau is enhanced by the services of three dedicated community services officers, as well as K-9 officers.

The patrol bureau is under the leadership of Lieutenant Michael Arellano  (email Michael Arellano). Hemet Police Patrol Airplane Hanger

The city is divided into beats wherein officers are assigned for no less than four months at a time. The officers are responsible for police activities and crime prevention within their beats. For example, they devise & promote crime prevention programs in areas that are having specific issues, and are the primary contact for the police department in their area.  

Hemet Police Patrol Officer UnitThe Hemet Police Department believes this provides a means for better communication, a higher service level, and increased accountability. If you are aware of an issue that needs to be addressed, please call 951 765-3727 or e-mail the information to Lieutenant Arellano.


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