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Hemet Jail
450 E. Latham St.
Hemet, CA 92543

To locate or find information about an inmate in the Hemet Jail, call the jail at 951-765-2400 or look them up on the official Inmate Search Jail Roster for Hemet Jail.

For information on any of the inmate services such as inmate visitation, receiving phone calls, sending an inmate a letter, a text, an email, money, commissary or anything else, click on any of the green 'inmate services' buttons above.

If you are still having trouble finding an inmate, you can usually find them in the database of any of the inmate service companies linked above.

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About the Hemet Jail

The Hemet Jail, located in the city of Hemet, in Riverside County, California is a medium to maximum-security facility.

Every year this facility has 1000 Bookings, with a daily average of 50 Inmates and a staff of 12.
Inmates range from low level misdemeanor offenders to those being held and awaiting trial for violent crimes like robbery, rape and murder. Therefore, the security level must be high.

Correctional officers in Hemet Jail are armed with mace and trained to use physical force to protect themselves, visitors and inmates from violence. 

All of the men and women being held in the Hemet Jail are either awaiting trial or have been sentenced in the Riverside County Court System and been sentenced to one year or less. 

The Hemet Jail also houses inmates arrested by this county’s municipal police departments. 

A full list of the cities and towns can be found below.

Family and Friends of inmates are allowed to:
•    Receive phone calls from the inmates, 
•    Provide them with commissary money,
•    Receive and send them mail
•    Schedule a time to visit

Convicted and Sentenced Inmates
When an inmate is convicted and sentenced to a year or more, they are transferred to the California State Prison System or the Federal Bureau of Prisons.  

Inmates that are convicted of a misdemeanor and/or sentenced to less than one year of a state crime serve their time in the jail. 

Illegal immigrants convicted of a state or federal crime will first do their time, then may be transferred into ICE custody for deportation.

How to Send a Text or Email Message to an Inmate in Hemet Jail

To send a text or email message to a Riverside County inmate, do the following:

Hemet Jail uses Securus eMessaging for Inmate Email.

Register here. (You are already registered if you signed up with Securus for 'Phone' or 'Remote Visitation' in Riverside County or any jail or prison in the country).
1.  Sign up for eMessaging
2. Find your Riverside County inmate.
3. Purchase a book of Securus ‘stamps’.
4. Type & Send message.

For all Riverside County information for sending secure messages to an inmate in Hemet Jail, including instructions, video examples, fees, limits, tablet rentals and more, check out out Text/Email an Inmate Page.


How an Inmate Makes a Phone Call to You or Others from Hemet Jail

To set up a phone account so that your inmate can call you from Riverside County do the following:

1. Enroll in an account with Securus Technologies.

2. Choose one of three account types, Securus Debit, Advance Connect or Direct Bill.
3. Choose [facility_name_1}, then connect with your inmate.
4. If you have any questions, call Securus: 972-734-1111 or 800-844-6591.

To find out fees, how to's, calling times, limits on phone calls and other systems Securus has do that you can communicate with your Riverside County inmate, check out our Inmate Phone Page.
NOTE: All of your inmate's phone calls are recorded and stored. It is advised not to discuss their pending case.


Frequently Asked Questions

FAQs for Hemet Jail General Information

Do you want to know some quick facts about Hemet Jail?... or how to find an Inmate, and then how to to communicate with them when you do locate them?

We've compiled some of the most frequently asked questions people always ask us in order to help you find this information.... so keep scrolling down to the bottom of the page to get your questions answered. But if you still have questions and the answer is not on any of the other pages linked from the green buttons at the top of the page, call the facility at 951-765-2400.

Hemet Jail

California Riverside 50


450 E. Latham St.
Hemet, CA 92543



Inmate's First and Last Name
Hemet Jail
450 E. Latham St.
Hemet, CA 92543

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Frequently Asked Questions

How many inmates are in the Hemet Jail in California?
There are 50 inmates in the Hemet Jail in California. While that is what they are approved to have incarcerated at any one time, they have on occasion had to add additional beds, even having inmates sleep on the floor when overcrowding becomes an issue. When possible, Hemet Jail will temporarily transfer some inmates to a neighboring facility, or if necessary, release some offenders from custody. Learn more about how to search for a specific inmate in the Hemet Jail.

How many people get arrested and booked into the Hemet Jail in California every year?
In 2021, a total of 1000 offenders were booked into the Hemet Jail in California. That is less than previous years, mostly due to restrictions related to the COVID pandemic. As of April 2022, the number of arrests and bookings are returning to normal, which means they are running higher than 2021. Learn more about how to search for an inmate in the Hemet Jail.

How many people work at the Hemet Jail in California?
The Hemet Jail maintains a staff of approximately 12. Staff positions include correction officers, maintenance, clerical, kitchen workers and management. California law allows for inmates to work alongside the paid staff during their incarceration, saving the facility money. Even though the inmates are paid, the cost is less than 15% of what a normal worker from the outside would be paid.

Does the Hemet Jail in California have an inmate search or jail roster to see who is in custody?
Yes, the Hemet Jail in California has an Inmate Search Roster feature. Learn more about how to search for an inmate in the Hemet Jail. When you get to this page click on the big green button that reads 'OFFICIAL Hemet Jail INMATE LIST'. After clicking on the link, type in the offender's name and then click 'search'. You can always call and speak to someone on the staff at 951-765-2400 if you are have further questions. In most cases the Inmate Roster provides information about the inmate's bond, criminal charges, mugshot, and even their release date, as long as they are not being sent to a California prison or the US Bureau of Prisons to serve a sentence that is longer than one year.

What is the address and phone number of the Hemet Jail in California?
The Hemet Jail address and phone number is: 450 E. Latham St.
Hemet, CA 92543. Their phone number is 951-765-2400. To find out the address for sending an inmate mail, sending newspapers, magazines or care packages, learn more about how to mail an inmate in the Hemet Jail.

Where do I found out all the inmate services at Hemet Jail, such as visitation policy and schedule, how the inmate phone system works, emailing an inmate, and sending them money to buy things in commissary?
Here is where you get direct access to all the information you need for Hemet Jail inmate services: Learn more about how to visit an inmate in the Hemet Jail. Learn more about how to get phone calls from an inmate in the Hemet Jail. Learn more about how to text/email an inmate in the Hemet Jail. Learn more about how to send money to an inmate in the Hemet Jail. Learn more about how to mail an inmate and what's allowed in the Hemet Jail. Learn more about inmate commissary in the Hemet Jail.

How do I bail or bond an inmate out of the Hemet Jail?
Call 951-765-2400 for the type of bond and any information that is required for a particular individual at Hemet Jail. A bond is set according to a court-approved schedule. You will either have to pay a cash bail, or put up a private, surety or a property bond to guarantee to the court that the defendant will return on their assigned court date. Learn more about how to bail or bond out an inmate in the Hemet Jail.

This facility, known as "Hemet Jail" is also known as Hemet Jail, California, Riverside.