Odessa, Texas/January 30, 2022-The Odessa Police Department hosted the Odessa Police Academy 23 graduation ceremony at the Odessa Marriott. Seven OPA 23 graduating recruits and 2 Odessa Fire-Rescue officers with the Fire Marshals department completed required training.
(Michael Gerke, Police Chief-Odessa Police Department)
(Michelle Cervantes, Odessa Fire-Rescue/Fire Marshals Division)
Lorenzo Rivas is following in his father’s footsteps when he joined Odessa Fire Rescue in May of 2020. Lorenzo Rivas, Jr., was with the Odessa Fire Department for 25 years until his retirement.
(Lorenzo Rivas, OPA 23 Graduate-Odessa Fire Rescue/Fire Marshals Department)
The newly sworn-in Odessa Police Officers will immediately begin their field training. It is hoped that these new officers will be able help enforce the city ordinance regarding game rooms
(Lt. Caleb Lacey, Odessa Police Department)
During the pining of the badge portion of the ceremony Odessa Police Academy 23 graduate Cameron Limon proposed to his girlfriend of four years.
(Cameron Limon, OPA 23 Graduate/Odessa Police Department Officer)
(Mariah Lujan, OPD Officer Cameron LImon’s Fiance)
For DRB Media Communications Digital News, Danny Barrera