Thursday, September 01, 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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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.

Shooting 8/18/16

On the 17th of August 2016 at approximately 10:07 P.M., Big Spring Police Department Officers and Emergency Medical Service personnel were dispatched to 1007 S. Scurry in reference to a gunshot victim.  Upon arrival a male subject identified as Michael Nall 37 years of age was located outside of the residence with an apparent gunshot wound to the torso.  EMS personnel provided medical aid and transported Nall to the VA Hospital landing zone to meet with an Air Evac helicopter.  From the VA Hospital Nall was flown to Odessa Medical for treatment to his injuries sustained.  Preliminary reports suggest the shooter is known by the residents of 1007 S. Scurry and the shooter had arrived at the residence with the intent of shooting Nall.  The Big Spring Police Department Investigations Division is actively investigating this incident and are following up on leads.  We will not be providing any additional information to this incident as this investigation is ongoing.

If you have any information regarding this incident please call CrimeStoppers at (432) 263-tips (8477).  You can also leave an anonymous tip using the “P3 Tips” mobile application or from the Big Spring Police Department website www.bigspringpd.net

Animal Cruelty 8/23/16

On 08-22-2016, at approx. 9:02 am, Officers responded to 509 Union in reference to a request for assistance by an Animal Control Warden. Officers learned that a subject had gone to check his mail and found a dead cat in his mailbox that appeared to have been burned. The animal remains were taken by animal control. The cats’ owner is a next door neighbor to the complainant and has no idea why anyone would have harmed the cat. The Big Spring Police Department Criminal Investigations Division will be investigating this senseless act of animal cruelty.

If you have any information on this or any case, please contact detectives at 432-264-2558 or Crimestoppers at 432-263-8477. Tips can also be submitted by mobile app or online web address www.p3tips.com/1277. When providing a tip you can and will remain anonymous. By providing tips you could earn up to $1,000 cash reward. No further.

Accidental Discharge of Firearm 8/23/16

On 08-22-2016, at approx. 10:23 pm, Officers responded to a residence in the 1200 block of E. 17th in reference to a shooting. Upon arrival Officers found that a 19 year old male had a single gunshot wound to the leg. He was identified as Jon Patrick Leos of Big Spring. He was transported by ambulance to the emergency room and then to Lubbock with a non- life threatening injury. Based on witness statements and the statement of the victim it was determined that Leos had been handling a handgun and an accidental discharge resulted in him being struck in the left leg. No criminal charges will be filed. No Further.

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