Police Press Releases

The Murrieta Police Department communicates regularly with members of the media in an effort to provide information to the public.

If your organization would like to be placed on our media distribution list, please contact our Public Information Officer (PIO). Media questions not answered on our Press Releases can be directed to the Public Information Officer:

Patrol Operations PIO:            Lt. Tony Conrad            Lt. Julie Hoxmeier
(951) 461-6309              (951) 461-6355
                                                tconrad@murrieta.org    jhoxmeier@murrieta.org

Investigations PIO:                 Lt. Ron Driscoll
                                               (951) 461-6377

During non-business hours, media questions can be directed to the on-duty Watch Commander. The Watch Commander can be contacted through our 24-hour Dispatch center at (951) 696-3615.

To subscribe to Police Press Releases, navigate to the City's homepage and click on the My Murrieta link. After creating an account, click on My Notifications and check the box next to Police Press Releases. After subscribing, you will receive an e-mail anytime a new press release is uploaded.