If you have ever been interested in the inner workings of the PD, you may want to join the Citizens Police Academy that will be starting soon. The Odessa Police Department is currently accepting applications. Here's the 411 on what you have to do...

First off, the program is a 12 week program that is scheduled to be held on Thursday nights beginning on September 2nd. If you are interested, classes will be held at night from 6-9 pm at the Odessa Police Department.

Classes will be held weekly and the goal is to cover different divisions of the department each week. A certain number of applications will be accepted and there are several different ways that interested individuals may submit their applications:

  • in person-at the Odessa Police Deparment-205 N. Grant
  • online-registration forms are available online by clicking this website
  • email-email your forms to lpittman@odessa-tx.gov
  • mail-you can mail in your forms to-Attn: Lydia Pittman, 205 N. Grant Ave. Odessa, Texas, 79761

There is no charge for these citizen police academy classes and they will fill up soon as only 40 applicants will be accepted. The deadline to submit your applications is Friday, August 27th.

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