We, the members of the Hobbs Police Department, are committed to being responsive to our community in the delivery of quality service. Recognizing our responsibility to maintain order, while affording dignity and respect to every individual, our objective is to improve the quality of life through a community partnership which promotes safe, secure neighborhoods. The values of the Hobbs Police Department revolve around people, leadership, service and performance.
The Chief of Police, the Deputy Chief, and the Jail Administrator
CHIEF OF POLICE
Evidence and Criminal Investigations
Detectives work various hours and shifts and are responsible for investigations of all serious offences as well as minor offenses with a high degree of solvability. Detectives spend countless hours conducting interviews, collecting evidence, obtaining warrants, and preparing cases for court to ensure successful prosecution.
The Hobbs Police Department maintains thousands of pieces of evidence necessary to ensure successful prosecutions. Each piece of evidence is entered into a computerized database and is tracked. Random inspections are conducted to ensure the evidence room's integrity.
Monday - Thursday 8:00 - 4:00
Friday 8:00 - 12:00
Please contact at 575-397-9255 if you have questions regarding found property or items seized during criminal investigations.
This division includes Patrol Officers, School Resources Officers, K-9 Officers, and S.W.A.T.
Professional Standards, Training & Recruiting, Crime Analysis, Public Information, Accreditation, The Detention Center, and Records.
CAPTAIN OF SUPPORT SERVICES
The Hobbs Police Department is proud to be an accredited law enforcement agency through the New Mexico Municipal Law Enforcement Professional Standards Council. Hobbs P.D. was only the third agency in the state to achieve this accomplishment in 2005. Prior to this, Hobbs P.D. was internationally accredited by the Commission on Accreditation for Law Enforcement Agencies since 1996.
Accreditation is an ongoing process whereby agencies are evaluated by an independant and authoratative body to ensure compliance with established criteria and standards. The goal of accreditation is to:
The Hobbs Police Department is a two-story facility which houses all divisions of the Police Department, including: