February 9, 2015 – This morning at 10:21am, Officers from the Hobbs Police responded to a crash with injuries in the 4600 block of North Lovington Highway. The investigation revealed that 52 year old Tony Bostick of Hobbs was northbound on the highway and hit another vehicle in the rear. After the vehicles came to a stop it was learned that Bostick had suffered what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound. He was pronounced dead at Lea Regional Medical Center. The body will be sent to the Office of Medical Examiner for cause of death determination. The investigation is continuing.
We Still Have Room In Our Next Citizen's Academy
December 10, 2014 – The Hobbs Police Department will be hosting the Citizen’s Police Academy beginning Tuesday, February 3, 2015. The Citizen’s Academy is open to any citizen over the age of 18 who would like to learn about police operations, law, firearms, illegal drugs, search and seizure, crime scene investigations, SWAT, K-9, criminal investigations and several other subjects. Students are required to participate in ride-alongs with on duty officers. This course will be held each Tuesday from 6 to 9pm for ten weeks.
For an application click on Citizen’s Police Academy (to the right) or contact Officer Mike Stone at 397-9381. Applications must be received by Friday, January 9, 2015.
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Traffic Congestion on North Turner
Hobbs Police Department would like to remind citizens to drive with caution due to the high number of vehicles on North Turner from Sanger to Grimes Streets. Drivers are asked to slow down and make sure there is ample distance between your vehicle and the vehicle in front of you. The center lane is for left turning only. It is not a merge lane.
We are proud to adopt this latest technology and provide it to the citizens of Hobbs. Our goal is to increase the flow of information, allowing users to easily send us messages or ask questions, while also providing them with our latest news and services in one easy to use app. It is important to us to have a police app that allows our citizens to do a variety of things.
More information on the Hobbs PD MYPD page.
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Property Log – Provided for citizens to keep a record of valuables and electronics. This record will assist officers in locating stolen property and those responsible for the thefts.
Volunteers in Police Service - Check out the VIPS page for more information.
Emergency Help Guide - Check out the Emergency Help Guide! You can download and print it out by clicking here.