In an effort to reduce traffic violations, the Odessa Police Department regularly designates safe zones throughout the city.
Safe zones are area in which residents may see an increased presence of law enforcement officers who are focused on traffic enforcement.
For the week of May 13, the OPD will be out in the following areas:
- 2nd Street – From Graham to Dixie Boulevard.
- West County Road – From University to 42nd Street.
- East Loop 338 – From Interstate 20 to Highway 191.
Police officials say the goal of safe zones are to reduce traffic violations and crashes throughout the city.