MISSION STATEMENT

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.

DIVISIONS

ADMINISTRATION

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CRIMINAL INVESTIGATION

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OPERATIONS

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SUPPORT SERVICES

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ADMINISTRATION

THE ADMINISTRATION DIVISION INCLUDES:

The Chief of Police, the Deputy Chief, and the Jail Administrator


CHIEF OF POLICE
Chris McCall
(575) 397-9284
cmccall@hobbsnm.org

DEPUTY CHIEF
Brian Dunlap
(575) 397-9281
bdunlap@hobbsnm.org

Criminal Investigation

FUNCTIONS OF THIS DIVISION:

Evidence and Criminal Investigations

INVESTIGATIONS CAPTAIN
Shane Blevins
(575) 391-2638
sblevins@hobbsnm.org

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.


Evidence

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.

Office Hours:

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.

Operations

THIS DIVISION'S RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE PUBLIC SAFETY AND CRIME PREVENTION

This division includes Patrol Officers, School Resources Officers, K-9 Officers, and S.W.A.T.

CAPTAIN
Chad Wright
(575) 391-2601
cwright@hobbsnm.org

Support Services

FUNCTIONS OF THIS DIVISION:

Professional Standards, Training & Recruiting, Crime Analysis, Public Information, Accreditation, The Detention Center, and Records.

CAPTAIN OF SUPPORT SERVICES
Clipper Miller
(575) 391-2602
cmiller@hobbsnm.org

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:

  • Strengthen crime prevention and control capabilities
  • Formalize essential management and administrative procedures
  • Establish fair and non-discriminatory personnel practices
  • Improve service delivery>
  • Solidify inter-agency cooperation and coordination
  • Boost citizen and staff confidence in the agency

FACILITIES

The Hobbs Police Department is a two-story facility which houses all divisions of the Police Department, including:

GALLERY