New Top Cop Starts on Tuesday in Odessa

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

ODESSA - The Odessa Police Department's new top cop is officially on the job starting Tuesday morning.

Timothy Burton, most recently the Chief in Portland, Maine accepted the job at the end of June replacing retired Chief Chris Pipes.

Burton has a Masters of Science Degree in Business and a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Criminology.

He's been in law enforcement for more than 25 years.