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Mission Statement

The Officers of the Odessa Police Department aspire to provide the highest quality police services to the citizens of Odessa to ensure a safe, peaceful and productive community. We are dedicated to maintaining the highest standards of professional ethics and integrity so that we may enforce the ordinance of the City of Odessa, the laws of the State of Texas, and the United States of America fairly and equitable to all.

Value Statement

As law enforcement professionals dedicated to service to the citizens of the City of Odessa we value:

  • Operational Excellence
  • Dedication and Innovation
  • Ethics and Integrity
  • Service and Respect
  • Safe and Secure Community
  • Accountability and Responsibility

The Chief of Police serves as the chief administrator of the Odessa Police Department and is responsible for policy development, control, supervision, and program implementation of this Department and is accountable for the effective delivery of police services to the community. Directly under supervision of the chief is the Legal Advisor, the Administrative Services Captain, Professional Standards Captain, Communications Officer, Personnel Specialist, Finance, Research and Grants Specialist, Director of Public Safety Communications, the Police Chaplain and Senior Administrative Assistant, Norma Bright.