Captain Leonard Purvis is the commander of the Hemet Sheriff’s Station which provides service and protection to approximately 120,000 residents and covers over 700 square miles of Riverside County. The Hemet Sheriff’s Station provides police services to the City of San Jacinto, Mount San Jacinto Community College, and Soboba Reservation. Additionally, the Hemet Sheriff’s Station provides law enforcement service to the unincorporated communities of Aguanga, Anza, Cahuilla, East Hemet, Garner Valley, Gilman Hot Springs, Green Acres, Idyllwild, Lake Riverside, Mountain Center, Pine Cove, Pine Meadows, Ramona, Sage, Santa Rosa, Soboba Hot Springs, and Valle Vista. Captain Purvis oversees an annual budget of $22 million with an authorized staff of 132. Captain Purvis is also the LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender) Liaison for the Department. The position was designated by the Sheriff to maintain and improve the relationship between the LGBT community and the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department.