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Testing for Non Certified Officers (those with no experience) is Saturday, March 8, 2014. Deadline for Applications is Friday, March 7, 2014. Applications can be picked up at Human Resources at City Hall or go to www.hobbspd.com. Contact Officer Mike Stone for more information at 575.397.9381.
February 11, 2014 - On Sunday, February 2, 2014 at about 2:23 AM, Officers of the Hobbs Police Department responded to the 1200 block N. San Mateo in reference to a disturbance. Officers learned that a fight had taken place and the people involved had left in different vehicles. There were two people driven to Lea Regional Hospital by personal vehicle who had been stabbed. Oscar Mediano, age 17, was pronounced dead at the hospital and Omar Cruz, age 18, was treated for his injuries and released.
Hobbs Police Department Detectives have been investigating several leads in the case and learned that the fight ensued after a disagreement at a party. Detectives have obtained arrest warrants for Armando Espinoza, age 22, charging him with Second Degree Murder and Aggravated Battery a Third Degree Felony and Michael Rodriguez, age 25, with Accessory to wit Second Degree Murder and Accessory to wit Aggravated Battery a Third Degree Felony.
These suspects are considered armed and dangerous. The Hobbs Police Department is asking anyone with information on their whereabouts to contact the Hobbs Police Department 575-397-9265 or Lea or Lea County Crime Stoppers at 575-393-8005.
Citizen's Police Academy
Hobbs Police will be hosting the Citizen’s Police Academy beginning Tuesday, March 4, 2013. The Citizen’s Academy is open to any citizen 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 will also participate in ride-alongs with on duty officers. This course will be held each Tuesday for ten weeks.
For an application go to hobbspd.com and click on citizen’s academy or contact Officer Mike Stone at 397-9381.
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.