On March 14, 2021, at approximately 1400 hours, the Odessa Police Department was made aware that one of our officers, Polo Frescas, was involved in a Family Violence incident. This matter was investigated, and it was determined that probable cause existed for Polo Frescas’ arrest. Frescas has been charged with Assault – Family Violence with serious bodily injury, a 2nd degree felony, and has been placed on administrative leave without pay as this incident is still under investigation at this time. On March 16, 2021, Polo Frescas was placed under arrest for the outstanding warrant, and is currently being held at the Ector County Law Enforcement Center. The Odessa Police Department maintains that all employees shall uphold the highest of moral standards and we have zero tolerance for family violence.
Polo Frescas has been an employee of the Odessa Police Department for 7 years, and at the time of this incident he held the rank of Sergeant.