CRIME PREVENTION AND TRAINING
The Crime Prevention and Training Division is composed of several functions to assist the Sheriff in operation of his Office.
The primary duty of this division is to provide Training to Deputies, Jailers, and Telecommunicator to meet or exceed the requirements of the State of Texas.
Crime Prevention sets up Neighborhood Watch groups, administers to Sexually Oriented Businesses and Game Rooms
1. Neighborhood Watch is an important function for the Neighborhood and a very good resource for the Sheriff's Office. Watch groups consist of a block or area of people who work together for the safety of their homes. Meetings are held once a month to discuss activities that have taken place in their area. Information is provided on safety for the wellbeing of their families, residence and vehicles. If you are interested in starting a Neighborhood Watch Group, please contact Lt. Reno Lewis.
2. Ector County Commissioners passed and update to the Sexually Oriented Business Ordinance on March 23, 2015. The Crime Prevention Unit is responsible for the application process for a business license and for the application process for all employees and entertainers of Sexually Oriented Businesses.
3. Ector County Commissioners passed Game Room Ordinance. The Crime Prevention Unit is responsible for the application process for a business license and for the application process for all employees of Game Rooms.
Crime Prevention Unit/Training Coordinator
Lt. Reno Lewis
Secretary Delma Suchil
1010 E. 8th St., Suite 107
Odessa, Texas 79761
Office Phone (432) 498-4045
Fax (432) 498-4088
NEIGHBORHOOD WATCH SCHEDULE
West Odessa Neighborhood Watch
Meets the 4th Thursday of each month, at 7:00 p.m.
2265 W Sycamore Dr.
Odessa, TX 79763
Neighborhood Watch Meetings
EVERYONE IS WELCOME TO ATTEND ANY OF THESE MEETINGS.