■ By Emmett Campbell / Contributed Envisaging the current Hemet City Police Chief as sheriff of Riverside County when he retires in December, as he has recently suggested, is more than I can handle. As if this were possible even with his surrogates voting for him. Dave Brown has been a complete flop as HPD chief in every respect except as a demagogue. To wit, his most recent expression in this area are the theatricals he pulled a few weeks ago regarding Operation Valley Vigilance, probably impressing only his few staunch supporters. Dave Brown hasn’t been able to reduce the levels of crime in Hemet as demonstrated in The Valley Chronicle’s

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