Tuesday, February 21, 2017

BSPD Mission Statement

BSPD BadgeIt is the mission of the Big Spring Police Department to enhance the quality of life throughout our community by working cooperatively with the public to enforce the laws, preserve the peace, minimize fear and provide for a safe environment. We are committed to excellence in law enforcement and are dedicated to the people we serve, and to the traditions and diversity within our city. We will provide service with professionalism and understanding, response with compassion, performance with integrity and law enforcement with vision.


West Texas Regional I-Info

I info sign up now websiteAs a reminder, local television and radio, NOAA Weather Radio, outdoor warning sirens, and other warning systems are still your primary sources for immediate emergency information. The mass notification registry is another tool available to alert the public to emergency situations. STAY INFORMED!!!

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Excellent Benefits!

Non-Ceritified $42,481.92 yr. 
Cerified $45,978.40 yr.

$2400.00 Relocation Reimbursement
$1500.00 Academy Reimbursement

If you are seeking a rewarding career in Law Enforcement, we encourage you to consider the Big Spring Police Department as your home for a career. The City of Big Spring Police Department is committed to reaching out to the citizens it serves while providing the highest level of professionalism and services available. The department has adopted a community oriented policing philosophy. The department's aim is to provide that information and those services necessary to reduce crime, the fear of crime and to improve the quality of life in our community. The department is working with the community toward a common goal of having the safest streets and neighborhoods possible. The City of Big Spring is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of Race, Color, National Origin, Sex, Religion, Age or Disability in employment or the provision of services.

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House Watch Program

HousewatchFor the past several years the Big Spring Police Department has offered the House Watch Program to the citizens of Big Spring. The program is for home owners or residents who are going on vacation or plan to be away from their home for an extended period of time not to exceed 30 days. The Big Spring Police Department House Watch Program is free of charge and while you are away, Police Officers and members of the “Volunteers in Police Service” will monitor your property for inappropriate activity or emergencies. Enlisting the police department and VIPS to keep an eye out for suspicious activity while you are away from home does not guarantee against loss, theft, damage or mischief but it can be a useful deterrent to anyone who may be considering accessing your home for criminal purposes.

To enroll in the House Watch Program you can respond to the Big Spring Police Department Records Division at 3613 W. Hwy 80, Monday – Friday 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. or visit www.bigspringpd.net and click on the “House Watch Form” tab, complete the form and then push the submit button. Note: you may have to open the form using “Adobe Acrobat” in order to fill out the form and submit. If you have any trouble using the online form you can easily print the form, fill it out, scan and email it to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. The Big Spring Police Department recommends you complete your House Watch form and have it submitted to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or brought to 3613 W. Hwy 80 Big Spring Texas “attention BSPD Records Division” one week prior to your departure date.

Whether or not you avail yourself of this free service, there are steps you can take prior to departing to safeguard your property…

  • stop mail and newspaper delivery
  • leave shades/blinds in normal positions
  • put automatic timers on lights; set the timers so they will turn on and off at random times in different rooms
  • leave a key with a trusted neighbor in case of emergency
  • lock all windows and doors
  • have someone park a car in your driveway occasionally
  • arrange to have the lawn mowed/snow plowed
  • shut and lock your garage door

 House Watch Request Form

BSPD Media Releases

Sycamore Shooting 2/12/17

On 02-12-2017, Officers with the Big Spring Police Dept. were dispatched to 1603 Sycamore in reference to a disturbance. Dispatch advised that one of the subjects involved was armed with a gun. As officers responded, dispatch advised that there had been a shooting and one subject was down. Upon arrival officers found a male subject being held down on the ground in the front yard of the residence and a subject in the living room of the home deceased from gunshot wounds to the head. Two witnesses on scene advised the male being restrained had shot the victim and attempted to leave the residence and was stopped by two other males. The suspect was taken into custody and identified as SAUCEDO-ESTRADA,PABLO, w/h/m 21 years of age. The victim was identified as SAUCEDO, VICTOR (no relation to suspect) w/h/m 41 years of age. As of this release it appears that the suspect and victim were both staying at the residence but are not the owners. It is unknown what caused the shooting but the suspect became angry, went into a bedroom, returned with a .22 cal. rifle and fired two shots at the victim. The suspect was taken to the detention center and has been charged with murder and is awaiting arraignment. Justice of the Peace Shaw pronounced the victim dead at the scene and an autopsy was ordered and will be performed on this date. The investigation continues and there is no further at this time.





On 02-07-2017, Big Spring officers learned that a sex offender listed as a Crime Stoppers most wanted in El Paso, Tx. was possibly in the Big Spring area. Officers were advised that the suspect, Gregory Ezelle W/M, 43 y.o.a. was operating a red Mercury Sable and was possibly enroute to Big Spring from Lamesa. At approx. 8:10 pm, an officer spotted a vehicle matching the description and through dispatch found that the vehicle had fictitious registration. The officer stopped the vehicle and identified Ezelle as the driver. He was arrested on a Parole Violation warrant out of El Paso and booked in the Howard County Detention Center. Ezelle is a registered sex offender who was convicted of sexually assaulting a 14 year old girl in Moore County, released on parole on Sept. 28th and violated terms of his parole. He remains in custody pending extradition.


Media Release 12/27/16

On the 25th of December 2016 at approximately 7:25 P.M., Big Spring Police Department officers were dispatched to the area of 11th and Birdwell in reference to a stabbing. After searching the area, officers located Armando Avina Hispanic/Male 34 years of age at the intersection of 11th and Knowles. It was found Avina had been stabbed multiple times in the back. Big Spring Emergency Medical Services responded and transported Avina to Scenic Mountain Medical Center for treatment. Avina has since been transported to Medical Center Hospital in Odessa where he is listed in stable condition.

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