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In order to adopt an animal you must present a valid Driver’s License and a current utility bill: either water, gas or electric. The address on the Driver’s License must match the address on the utility bill.
Animals must have their rabies shots within 48 hours of adoption and be spayed or neutered within a given time frame.
For more information visit the Odessa Police Department Animal Shelter page.
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You may purchase Accidents Reports online for $6, available 24 hours a day, or in person for a fee of $4 at the Records Unit of the Odessa Police Department. We cannot accept mail requests for accident reports.
Offense/Incident Reports can be obtained in person from the Odessa Police Department Records Unit. Cash or money order only. Personal checks are not accepted.
Records are available during normal business hours of Monday through Friday from 8 am to 5 pm Central Standard Time (CST) (excluding holidays). The Records Unit is part of the Odessa Police Department, located at:205 N Grant AvenueOdessa, TX 79761
You may access the Ector County Jail Records Inquiry website to view inmates in jail and recent arrests.
The method for getting a person released from jail varies depending on the offense(s) charged against the arrested person. You may contact the Ector County Sheriff’s Office at 432-335-3060 to obtain more information on release methods.
For more information on registering residential and business alarms, and to access the online registration portal, visit the Alarm Registration/Renewal page.
Fingerprinting services are available through IdentoGo, or at the Odessa Police Department. For more information on Police Department fingerprinting services, visit the Records Unit page.
As servants to the public we strive to provide our citizens with outstanding services. Please feel free to let us know how well our employees are providing you with outstanding service by completing our Commendation Form.
Complaints may be filed by contacting the Odessa Police Department Front Desk, Monday through Friday, 8 am to 5 pm, by phone at 432-335-4961 or in person at:205 N Grant AvenueOdessa, TX 79761
Outside of the provided hours, you may contact the on-duty Watch Commander by phone at 432-333-3641.
Upon request, officers may be available to work off-duty employment. To request an off-duty officer you must contact the Bureau of Field Operations Secretary, Ms. Gilda Jimenez, at 432-335-3343, Monday through Friday, from 8 am to 5 pm.
The following information is required:
Race, ethnicity, religion, gender, or sexual orientation of an individual shall not be a factor in determining the existence of probable cause to take into custody or to arrest an individual or in constituting a reasonable and articulable suspicion that an offense has been or is being committed so as to justify the determination of an individual or the investigatory stop of a motor vehicle or pedestrian.
The City of Odessa is divided into sectors numbered 1 through 4. To view maps of the sectors and determine what beat or sector you are in, visit the Sector Map and Boundaries page.
It is the policy of the Odessa Police Department that accidents involving only minor damage to property and no injuries requiring transport will not be investigated and no report will be taken.
Visit the Submit a Crime Tip page to learn more about your options for reporting crime tips.
If your incident is an emergency, call 911. If it is a non-emergency incident, call the Odessa Police Department at 432-333-3641.
Public records of sex offenders are hosted by the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS). To search sex offender records, visit the DPS Sex Offender website.