Odessa, Texas/July 18, 2022-The Odessa Police Academy Session 24 held their Professional Driving training at Ratliff Stadium. 5 OPA Recruits, 1 Odessa Fire-Rescue Recruit and 2 Midland County Sheriff’s Office recruits completed the week-long qualifying driving training.
(Cpl. Pricilla Hughes, Professional Driving Instructor-Odessa Police Department)
Recruits endured a variety of intense driving scenarios, throughout the week.
(Robert Torres, OPA 24 Recruit-Odessa Police Department)
(James Chilcoat, OPA 24-Midland County Sheriff’s Office Recruit)
(Nathan Sanchez, OPA 24-Odessa Fire Rescue-Recruit)
(Sgt. Yuri Herrera, Professional Driving Instructor-Odessa Police Department)
It is important that recruits pass the Professional Driving training. Police Officers spend most of their entire day in their police vehicles. OPA recruits must complete and pass the required driving tasks to be able to advance to the next section of the Odessa Police Academy.
For DRB Media Communications Digital News, Danny Barrera