Odessa Police Unveil Two New High-Tech Crime Fighting Vehicles

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - Odessa Police have a couple of new high-tech vehicles for fighting crime.

On Friday morning, they unveiled two new police units.

One is called "The Rock," an armored vehicle that can provide full protection to officers and citizens during high-risk situations like a hostage scene.

The other is a refurbished ambulance, allowing police to conduct any type of forensic investigation.

The Chief of Police tells NewsWest 9, the equipment is critical to keeping the public safe.

"The Rock" vehicle was designed in Odessa and is the only one of its kind in the Permian Basin.