Odessa Police Department Press Release:
The Odessa Police Department in cooperation with UTPB will be conducting an active shooter drill on their campus on Sunday, March 13. This drill will involve officers from our department, UTPB, Odessa College, ECISD, and the Texas Department of Public Safety and the Odessa Fire Department. We will be conducting this drill on the main portion of the campus in and around the Mesa building and all entry into that area will be prohibited except by authorized personnel. The drill will begin at 8:00 a.m. and will continue throughout the day until 6:00 p.m.
Street access to the Mesa building and the buildings adjacent to it will be blocked and coned off to everyone other than drill participants. This will include the Library, Gym, Student Activity Center and areas associated with those buildings. The public is asked to not attempt to enter these restricted areas during this time.