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

Littlefield City Council appoints Esparza as police chief

Littlefield Police Department Littlefield Police Department

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.

  • Local News on KCBD.comNewsMore>>

  • US sets up missile defense in S. Korea as North shows power

    US sets up missile defense in S. Korea as North shows power

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 1:56 AM EDT2017-04-26 05:56:38 GMT
    Wednesday, April 26 2017 1:56 AM EDT2017-04-26 05:56:38 GMT

    A U.S. guided-missile submarine arrived in South Korea on Tuesday and envoys from the U.S., Japan and South Korea met in Tokyo, as North Korea marked the anniversary of the founding of its military.

    A U.S. guided-missile submarine arrived in South Korea on Tuesday and envoys from the U.S., Japan and South Korea met in Tokyo, as North Korea marked the anniversary of the founding of its military.

  • GOP drops US-Mexico wall demands as spending talks advance

    GOP drops US-Mexico wall demands as spending talks advance

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 1:37 AM EDT2017-04-26 05:37:28 GMT
    Wednesday, April 26 2017 1:37 AM EDT2017-04-26 05:37:28 GMT

    Republicans hope to avoid the ignominy of a government shutdown while their party controls Congress and the White House.

    Republicans hope to avoid the ignominy of a government shutdown while their party controls Congress and the White House.

  • Judge blocks Trump threat to withhold 'sanctuary city' funds

    Judge blocks Trump threat to withhold 'sanctuary city' funds

    Wednesday, April 26 2017 1:27 AM EDT2017-04-26 05:27:14 GMT
    Wednesday, April 26 2017 1:27 AM EDT2017-04-26 05:27:14 GMT
    A federal judge on Tuesday blocked a Trump administration order to withhold funding from communities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities.. (Source: Raycom Media)A federal judge on Tuesday blocked a Trump administration order to withhold funding from communities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities.. (Source: Raycom Media)

    A federal judge in San Francisco has blocked a Trump administration order to withhold funding from communities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities.

    A federal judge in San Francisco has blocked a Trump administration order to withhold funding from communities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities.

Powered by Frankly