Ride Along Program


The purpose of the Odessa Police Department Ride-Along Program is to encourage community involvement, educate the public, open lines of communication and build trust. The program:

  • Allows members of the public to directly observe police officers performing their duties.
  • Promotes a better understanding of the challenges, risks and benefits of the Odessa Police Department's role within the community.
  • Is a safe and exciting way to get to know your Police Department.

Virtual Ride Along 

If you would like to view our Virtual Ride Along, please click on the image down below. 

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If you are interested in participating in our Ride Along Program in person,  please contact Yadhira Lerma at 432-335-3344.