Odessa Police Kick Off “Back to School Slowdown”

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - As students prepare to head back to school, officials in Odessa are concerned with how the kids get there.

Tuesday kicked off the "Back to School Slowdown."

Odessa Police, Campus police, and Odessa CrimeStoppers are teaming up to make each student's trek to class safer.

Police say they've had problems in the past with accidents around schools and for the ''Back to School Slowdown," they're paying close attention to speeding and other moving violations in those school zones.