Odessa Police Department receives grant from TXDOT

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

The Odessa Police Department has recieved a grant from TXDOT to help cut down the number of serious accidents.

The grant, totalling more than 1-hundred thousand dollars, will allow off duty officers to work school zones, high traffic areas, and accident prone areas.

The officers can then be dedicated to enforce speeding, traffic light and stop light violations.

This grant is an ongoing effort by the City of Odessa to keep the city safe.