Odessa, Texas/August 21, 2022-Recently, recruits with the Odessa Police Academy 24 held firearms training learning the operation of firearms and firearms safety.
(Ted Yelley, Detective-Odessa Police Department-Odessa, Texas)
In previous OPA academies, recruits had experience shooting gun and forming bad habits. In the current Odessa Police Academy many of the recruits have never handled or fired a weapon.
(Sgt. Carlos Chavez, Range Master-Odessa Police Academy)
During the week of firearms training the recruits practiced on various drills using their service sidearms, shotguns, military style automatic weapons and rifles.
(Nicole Lujan, OPA 24, Odessa Police Department-Odessa, Texas)
Nathan Sanchez, is listed as a recruit in Odessa Police Academy 24. Nathan is with the Fire Marshal’s Division at Odessa Fire Rescue.
(Nathan Sanchez, Recruit-OPA 24, Odessa Police Department-Odessa, Texas)
For DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS, Danny Barrera