Sunday, December 11, 2016

BIG SPRING POLICE DEPARTMENT 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.

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Become a Police Officer

Become a Police Officer

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.

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

The Big Spring Blotter

Media Release 12/1/16

Media Release 12/1/16

        On the 30th of November 2016, Big Spring Police Department Narcotics Investigators were conducting surveillance on the residence of 813 W. 6th due to suspected illegal distribution of narcotics from the residence and the suspect, Cody Alan Wingo W/M 28 years of age, having numerous outstanding warrants for his arrest to include Possession of a Controlled Substance, Possession of Marijuana, Theft of a Firearm, and a Taylor County Warrant for Violation of Probation for Theft and Assault. The surveillance revealed Cody Wingo was at the residence and numerous unknown persons were visiting the residence looking at a zero turn lawn-mower that appeared to match the description of one that had recently been stolen from a citizen of Big Spring. With the assistance of the Federal Marshalls Service, Howard County Sheriff’s Office and the Big Spring Police Department Detective’s Division, at approximately 3:00 P.M. officers entered the residence and arrested Wingo for his outstanding warrants. When arresting Wingo, Narcotics Investigators observed paraphernalia and a small amount of methamphetamine within the residence at which time a search warrant for the residence was obtained. Upon searching the residence more methamphetamine was located along with a small amount of marijuana, 5 firearms, the stolen zero turn lawnmower, a generator, a motorcycle, a 4 wheeler and over $1,000 in currency. The generator, motorcycle and 4 wheeler was seized by the Howard County Sheriff’s office and are suspected of being stolen from the county. Wingo was arrested and charged with all his warrants and also for Possession of...