OP/ED: Hemet FD survey reveals 90% of HFFA, Local 2342, firefighters distrust Chief Brown

Submitted by Jeffrey Monical November, 2017 survey indicated more than 90% of HFFA, local 2342, firefighters believe Chief Brown prioritizes his own career over Hemet’s emergency response needs. Hemet — Members of the Hemet City Firefighters Association, Local 2342, released the results of a membership survey that show firefighters are critical of Chief Scott Brown’s priorities as leader of the […]

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Temecula Mayor Matt Rahn appointed as Chair of CA’s newly formed Cannabis Advisory Committee

During its first meeting of 2018, the California Department of Consumer Affairs’ newly formed Cannabis Advisory Committee appointed City of Temecula’s Mayor, Dr. Matt Rahn, as its Chair. Formed in late 2017, the committee was created to assist in developing rules and regulations for this year’s roll-out of a legal, adult-use, cannabis market in California. The committee will also advise Bureau of Cannabis Control and other […]

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SAN JACINTO VALLEY: 30 days on patrol with the Hemet & San Jacinto PD Sheriff’s Stations

This was a great week of back to school nights. Thank you Estudillo Elementary, Megan Cope Elementary and San Jacinto Elementary for allowing sheriff’s officials to come by and speak with parents and students about traffic safety around the schools. There was a great exchange of questions, answers and concerns. RSO/SJPD photo Riverside Mountain Rescue Unit and Desert Search and […]

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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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