SAN JACINTO: Six-year rise in pedestrian and bicycle fatalities focus of grant

SAN JACINTO – Riverside County Sheriff’s officials announced Wednesday, Oct. 26 that the department’s San Jacinto Police Station has been awarded a $60,000 Special Traffic Enforcement and Crash Prevention (STEP) grant from the California Office of Traffic Safety. The grant will fund a year-long program of special enforcement and public awareness efforts to prevent traffic related deaths and injuries. The San […]

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Recent news and updates, as shared by Hemet PD

Officer Receives Award For Making A Positive Impact Officer Ed Nacua who serves as the School Resource Officer at West Valley High School recently received the “Golden Apple” award at the HUSD Board Meeting. “He was nominated for his efforts in training staff on security and safety regulations, connecting with students while being fair and kind, being a leader on […]

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Hemet Police Chief Brown discusses Dallas tragedy in his message of the week

CHIEF’S HIGHLIGHT OF THE WEEK: Bottom line, there are no highlights in a week that ends with the assassination of 5 police officers and the attempted murder of 6 others. I’ve received dozens of messages from family, friends and strangers encouraging me to be safe and assuring me that they are praying for my safety. As much as I appreciate […]

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Arrival of heat wave prompts early opening of cool centers in Riverside County

A dramatic increase in predicted temperatures has prompted health officials to activate the county’s cool centers earlier than scheduled. The 50-plus centers, located throughout Riverside County, had planned to officially open June 15. But with temperatures expected to top triple digits by the weekend, officials opted to move up the activation date to today June 1, according to Public Health […]

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City of Murrieta honors their dispatchers for National Public Safety Telecommunications Week

MURRIETA – In honor of National Public Safety Telecommunications Week, Murrieta Police officials spent the entire week dedicating tributes to their dispatchers with photographs and posts on social media about the hardworking and dedicated members of the team. Dispatchers are the voice in the darkness and sometimes act as a literal lifeline; not only to the citizens they serve, but […]

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Emergency Response Training Exercise Scheduled for March Field Station – Wednesday, Dec 9, 2015.

BREAKING NEWS  Emergency Response Training Exercise: Wednesday, Dec 9, 2015   Notification of Planned Emergency Response Training Exercise at New Metrolink Perris Valley Line/March Field Station The Riverside County Transportation Commission is continuing construction of the metro link in Riverside and Perris at their 91/Perris Valley Line in Riverside and Perris. To prepare for the opening of the line early […]

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OPERATION CARELESS – MOTORCYCLE SAFETY

Improving Motorcycle Safety Aim of Lake Elsinore Police Department OPERATION CARELESS Motorists as well as Riders get special scrutiny   The Lake Elsinore Police Department will be conducting a specialized Motorcycle Safety Enforcement Operation on December 5, 2015, in an effort to lower deaths and injuries.  Extra officers will be on duty patrolling areas frequented by motorcyclists and where motorcycle […]

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Temecula’s SET an integral part of law enforcement

Temecula’s Special Enforcement Team (SET) An Integral Part of Law Enforcement In Temecula According to Sgt. Geoffrey Green of the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, the Temecula Special Enforcement Team is a highly specialized team within the Temecula Police Department. The Special Enforcement Team is tasked with pro-actively investigating narcotics related activity, suspected gang crimes, high profile crimes, and organized criminal activity. The […]

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Tour Of the Riverside County Corrections Facilities

Riverside County Corrections There are five jails, or correctional facilities, in Riverside County, all managed by the Sheriff’s Department Corrections Division, one of the largest jail operations in the state and throughout the country. Rules at the jail facilities are strictly enforced to protect visitors, corrections staff and inmates. Each jail has unique rules and you should carefully review the […]

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