Tuesday, February 28, 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.


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Become a Police Officer

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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Complaint Procedure


A person who has a complaint against the City of Big Spring Police Department or a City of Big Spring Police Officer may contact the police department to file a formal complaint. 

The Police Department is located at:

3613 West Highway 80
Big Spring, TX 79720


A complaint must be submitted in writing and be notarized.  The complainant will be asked to fill out a statement detailing the events leading to the complaint which will be forwarded to the appropriate investigating officer (i.e. Patrol, Investigations, Animal Control, etc.).  
The assigned investigator will use any and all evidence available to resolve the complaint.  If a solution cannot be reached, the complaint will be submitted through the chain of command.  The Chief of Police will determine whether to order an Internal Affairs investigation and will decide on the appropriate action.



If the complaint remains unresolved after exhausting the departmental complaint process within the Police Department or if the complainant presents reasons deemed sufficient by the City Council to circumvent the departmental process, the City Council shall, within twenty (20) days of receipt of a written request from the complainant, appoint a Citizens Advisory Board to conduct a hearing. A request for the appointment of a Citizens Advisory Board must be made in writing to the City Secretary.

The determination by the Citizen’s Advisory Board is final.

The Big Spring Police Department is interested in the welfare of all citizens and in taking action where its employees have proven derelict in their duties.  If it becomes necessary for you to make a complaint, you can be assured it will be given a fair and thorough investigation.



Please note that intentionally making a false complaint to the Police Department is a crime punishable by up to 10 years in prison and a $5000.00 fine.
This information is not intended to intimidate complainants or prevent valid complaints but is provided to caution against making false complaints as retaliation or revenge against officers.

BSPD Media Releases

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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