Lookup Arrests and Wanted Persons in the City of Big Spring, Texas. Results Include: Arrest Records, Warrants, Mugshot, Type of Crime, Warrant Number, Bond Amount, Race, DOB, Eyes, Height, Weight, Sex, Age, Hair
Big Spring, TX
As of the 2010 census, the City of Big Spring has a total population of 27282. The mayor as of 2017 is Larry McLellan. He was elected in May 2013. His address is 310 Nolan St., Big Spring, TX. He can be reached through his email address (firstname.lastname@example.org) or through his phone number (432) 264-2401.
In 2015, there were 52 full-time law enforcement employees serving the city, 37 of which are police officers. That leads to 1.29 officers assigned to every 1,000 citizens, which is lower than the average of Texas at 2.09 officers per 1,000 people.
Big Spring, Texas | City Police Station and Crime Index Information
As reported in a 2015 statistic, Big Spring City’s crime index was 423.2, which is 47% higher than the nation’s average at 286.7. There has been 99 registered sex offenders living in the city, with the sex offender-residents ratio at 1 to 278.
The city of Big Spring, Texas is safer than 5% of the cities in the state of Texas and 7% of the cities in the United States. Approximately 14.85 crimes occur daily for every 100,000 people, which is higher than both the Texas average of 8.89 and the national average of 7.83. In the city of Big Spring, Texas, you have a 1 in 19 chance of becoming a victim of any crime. The number of total year over year crimes in the city of Big Spring has also decreased by 1%.
The 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 policy that is oriented for the community. The department aims to provide the necessary services in order to reduce crime rate and the fear of the occurrence of crimes, and to improve the quality of life in the community. The department is working continuously with the community toward a goal of having the safest streets and neighborhoods possible around. Currently, the Police Chief is Chad Williams.
Big Spring Police Department Address:
3613 W Highway 80
Big Spring, TX 79720
The Big Spring Police Department currently uses the Howard County Detention Center. The Jail can be contacted at 432-264-2244.
The online inmate lookup portal is located here.
The online warrants lookup portal is located here.
The Big Spring Police Department also has its Facebook page which can be accessed here.
Big Spring Police Department | Additional Information from PoliceOne
Address 1: 400 E 4th St
City: Big Spring
Zip Code: 79720-2635
County: Howard County
Phone #: 432-264-2560
Fax #: 432-264-2415
Type: Police Departments
Population Served: 25000
Number of Officers: 47
Lookup Warrants in Big Spring, Texas
The Municipal Court is responsible for issuing of warrants in the city. To check if you have an outstanding warrant you can call (432) 264-2530 for more information on warrants or have a personal visit to the Municipal Court at 300 S Main Street, 3rd Floor, Big Spring, TX 79720
How Does Bail Work in Texas?
In the instance that someone is charged with a crime, a booking process, lasting for around an hour or two, occurs in a local law enforcement, commonly the police department in the city. After given a court date to settle their charges, they are then incarcerated to a jail. However, they can also opt to be released from jail by posting bail, among other release options. Bail can be considered as an incentive for a person released from jail to return for court appearances.
There are three release options available: release on own recognizance, cash bail, or surety bond.
The first option, release on own recognizance or ROR, requires the defendant to make a written promise to appear on court when he is required to. RORs only need to be assured that the defendant will not commit other offenses under ROR, and do not need bail to be posted. RORs, however, are only granted to less serious misdemeanors, and the bail options are the only ones available if the petition for an ROR is rejected.
As the name suggests, cash bails requires cash to be posted as bail to the court. The cash is held by the court and returned once the defendant has completed his court appearances. Cash bails, though, cost a lot of money, thus many people choose the surety bond option.
Requiring only 10% of the bail as premium, surety bonds are arranged by bail bonds agents and companies. This stipend, although a lot cheaper, cannot be reimbursed even if the defendant appears on court. This premium, on another upside, can be paid not just by cash, but also by credit card and collateral, among others, and the agents are then responsible for the defendant. If the defendant fails to appear in court on the court date, the entire amount which the agents paid for bail must be paid.
Big Spring Police Station Address: 3613 Old State Hwy 80, Big Spring, TX 79720, United States
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