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Note: To report the crime to the Hobbs Police Department, the crime must have happened in Hobbs.
On behalf of the men and women of the Hobbs Police Department, I would like to welcome you to our web site.
The Hobbs Police Department serves a community of approximately 50,000 residents with an authorized staff of 159 personnel. The Hobbs Police Department is the sixth largest municipal police agency in New Mexico. Almost half of our officers are veterans of the US Armed Forces. We are proud to have so many dedicated individuals contributing to our team in making our community safer.
The City of Hobbs offers its citizens a great place to live, work, and raise a family. The quality of life in Hobbs is a priority for our police department and we strive to do everything possible to maintain that quality of life.
We hope that this web site will give our citizens, and others interested, an overview of who we are and what we do. In these pages you can view information regarding our mission, our organization, crime statistics, and other information that we hope will be of use.
If you are interested in a career in policing at a forward thinking and progressive law enforcement agency, please visit our employment pages. We are actively recruiting for a number of positions including police officers and non-sworn professional staff positions.
Please feel free to contact our department with any questions, comments, or concerns at (575) 397-9265.
Proud to be serving the community of Hobbs and Lea County!
Chief John Ortolano
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|City Jail||(575) 397-9247|
|Public Records/Polic Reports||(575) 397-9262
|Property and Evidence||(575) 397-9255|
|Criminal Investigations/Detectives||(575) 397-9255|
|Violent Crimes Hotline||(575) 393-0001|
Register for Civic Eye! Fill out our simple form and provide basic information about your business location and cameras. There is no cost associated and your information is kept confidential. The Police Department will only contact you in the future if there is a crime committed in the vicinity of your security camera.Register Here »
The Hobbs Police Department is hiring! Now is the time to take advantage of a great career opportunity if you or someone you know is interested in becoming a Police Officer for the City of Hobbs. Starting pay for uncertified applicants is $24.78 an hour.
Certified officer starting at $26.02 - $33.13 depending on experience.
Relocation incentive up to $3,500; $30,000 signing incentive. (paid over 6 years)
For more information about the application process please visit the Employment page:
In addition to the standard benefits package offered by the City of Hobbs, the following are included, but not limited to:
The Hobbs Police Department provides its employees with the best and most current training that meets or exceeds industry standards. Whether we utilize our own professional instructional staff or an outside professional training firm, we are committed to providing the employees of the department with the tools and education necessary to provide professional and effective services to the community we serve proudly.
If you have any questions, you can email HPDrecruiting@hobbsnm.org, or Sergeant Matthew Burleson at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also contact Officer Robert Blanchard at email@example.com
The City of Hobbs is an Equal Opportunity Employer/smoke and drug free workplace.