We're very proud of those who have served our country and continue to protect our community. Corporal Stephen Lofton has worked with the Odessa Police Department for 6 ½ years as an Instructor, Training Officer, and a part of SWAT.
Cpl. Lofton served in the U.S. Army and was part of the 82nd Airborne Division for 3 ½ years in Fort Bragg, North Carolina. He was also a 12B Combat Engineer. In 2012, Cpl. Lofton was deployed to Afghanistan for Operation Enduring Freedom.
Cpl. Lofton's medals include an Afghanistan Campaign Medal w/ two Stars, a Combat Action Badge, and a Parachutist Badge.
We thank you for your service, Corporal Stephen Lofton.