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Posted on: February 18, 2024

OPD Neighborhood Watch Meeting

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Join OPD for the next Neighborhood Watch Meeting on Tuesday, February 27th at 7pm in the OPD Classroom. The meeting will cover Crime Prevention techniques and basic crime prevention strategies such as home security measures, neighborhood patrol techniques...

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Posted on: February 16, 2024

Do You Recognize these Suspects?

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On 2-13-24 at 8:55am, an aggravated robbery occurred at Home Depot, located at 5181 E. 42nd St. Anyone who recognizes the suspect shown in the surveillance footage is encouraged to contact OPD Detective K. Thompson at 432-335-4609 or Odessa Crime Stoppers...

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Posted on: February 16, 2024

Odessa Sports Complex - Soft Groundbreaking

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The excitement continues to build as we get closer to the new Odessa Sports Complex becoming a reality in our wonderful city!

Soft Groundbreaking - Feb. 27th, 10 am

Faudree Road past Yukon (where it stops) - the southern tip of the land will be the Sports C...

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Posted on: February 16, 2024

Suspicious Packages

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The Odessa Police Department’s Explosive Devices Unit is investigating a report of suspicious packages that were delivered to the 300 block of North Jackson. Nearby businesses have been evacuated.

At this time, there are no known threats. The EDU...

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Posted on: February 15, 2024

OPD Bomb Squad Unit Visits OC Tech

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The Odessa Police Department Bomb Squad Unit recently visited OC Tech for the ECISD Criminal Justice Program. The Bomb Squad Unit did a demonstration for the students and taught them about important safety measures. Thank you for inviting us!

 

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Posted on: February 14, 2024

Local Business Brings Snacks for Officers

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The Odessa Police Department would like to thank Diamond Shine for bringing snacks today for Valentine’s Day. Your generosity is much appreciated and thank you for supporting law enforcement!

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Posted on: February 14, 2024

Fuel Spill Update

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Investigation revealed that the semi’s front left tire had a blowout, causing it to lose control and jack-knife. The impact then caused it to spill fuel. The driver of the semi, identified as 45-year-old Juan De La Cruz, was cited for N...

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Posted on: February 14, 2024

Phone Theft

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On 1-19-24. a theft occurred at the Walmart located at 4210 N. JBS. The victim reported that she accidentally left her $1200 iPhone at the check-out counter. Investigation revealed that the phone was later picked up by an unknown male subject who was occu...

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Posted on: February 9, 2024

Odessa Police Academy Graduation Ceremony

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Chief Gerke proudly announces the induction of four new police officers into the Odessa Police Department. The graduation ceremony took place this afternoon at the Odessa Marriott Hotel & Conference Center.  Officer Ethan Ryan McKown: Officer...

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Posted on: February 10, 2024

3-way stop

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The River Oaks and Faudree Rd. intersection will be turning into a 3-way stop starting today for safety reasons. Vehicles coming off of River Oaks have a disadvantage in sight as concrete barriers are in place. 
The 3-way stop will be in place unt...
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Posted on: February 9, 2024

HEB Theft Investigation

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A theft occurred at the HEB located at 2501 W. University. Investigation revealed that an unknown male subject stole merchandise and left the scene in a black Buick RZV. Anyone who recognizes the suspect shown in the surveillance footage is encouraged to ...

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Posted on: February 9, 2024

Arrest Made in Connection to Auto Burglaries

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A 20-year-old Odessa man was arrested for a string of auto burglaries. Alex Brackman is now facing multiple counts for those auto burglaries, along with evading an officer and felon in possession of firearms. It all started on February 4, 2024. T...

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Posted on: February 5, 2024

Deadly Incident

The Odessa Police Department is investigating an incident in the 4300 block of North West County Rd. A red, 2023 Chevy Spark driven by 70-year-old Robert Lee Harmon was traveling southbound in the 4400 block of N. West County Rd., when the driver for reas...
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Posted on: February 2, 2024

Patience Please

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There will be a water line repair project being done by contractors tomorrow, Saturday, February 3, 2024. It will go on from 7 am – 4 pm; which will affect customers in the Parks Bell Ranch area. Customers will experience low water pres...

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Posted on: January 31, 2024 | Last Modified on: December 18, 2020

Special Performance

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 It’s hosted by the Permian Road Safety Coalition, a group working to improve road safety.
Hearing them perform is always a moving experience. They work countless hours to make sure they’re ready for these performances.
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Posted on: January 29, 2024

Explaining Impact Fees

Simple terms: Put more simply, new development brings new residents, which can put a strain on a city's infrastructure and services, including schools, libraries, water and sewerage, and police and fire protection services. Impact fees a...

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Posted on: January 29, 2024

Town Hall Meeting - Carport Overlay Zone

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It would allow residents to place a carport in their front yard between the front of their house and the street.  This is provided the carport architecturally looks like an extension of the house (same or similar roof pitch, material, and color) ...
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Posted on: January 25, 2024

Clements and Crane Water Line Replacement

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 It is estimated that the project will start on February 5, 2024, and be completed by February 23, 2024. Edgardo Madrid & Associates will be the contractor for the project.
The contractor will be passing out notices to the customers 1 week bef...
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Posted on: January 25, 2024

Solid Waste Holiday Trash Schedule 2024

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Check out the Solid Waste Holiday Trash Schedule for 2024!

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Posted on: January 11, 2024

Odessa Mayor and City Council Funding Free Diabetes Clinic

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They unanimously voted to designate $500,000 in ARPA funds (federal funds) for a FREE Diabetes clinic.

“Some patients can’t even afford those low-cost clinics,” said Russell Tippin, Medical Center Health System President/CEO.

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Posted on: December 27, 2023

Teeing up the Necessities

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You can grab your golfing necessities, from tees to gloves, at Ratliff Ranch Golf Pro Shop. They have it all. 
While there are different goodies for your golf game, the pros can help be specific when it comes to grips and clubs. 
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Posted on: October 30, 2023

City of Odessa Merchandise

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Check out the City of Odessa's Merchandise! Shirts, jackets, cups, we have it all!

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