Littlefield City Council appoints Esparza as police chief - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Littlefield City Council appoints Esparza as police chief

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Provided by City of Littlefield

In a Special Called meeting of the Littlefield City Council, Thomas Esparza was appointed as the Chief of Police for the City of Littlefield by a unanimous vote of the council.

At the Monday night meeting, held on July 15, 2013, City Manager Mike Arismendez recommended to the City Council to appoint Thomas Esparza to the position permanently. Chief Esparza has served as the Interim Chief of Police since mid-February upon the retirement of the former Chief of Police.

Chief Esparza retired from the Lubbock Police Department after 33 years of service. Esparza served in the patrol division, Internal Affairs, and Police Academy. He served 10 years as a Captain over the patrol division, with the last 8 years of service as the Assistant Chief of Police.

"Littlefield is fortunate to have someone with the level of experience, in both law enforcement and administration, as Chief Esparza. We are thrilled to have someone of his caliber in our police department." said Arismendez.

For more information, please contact the City of Littlefield at (806) 485-1205.

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