Regular Hours: 432.335.6666
After-Hours EMERGENCY Cell Phone: 432.238.6334
|Spring & Fall
- Monday-Thursday 8am-5:30pm
- Friday 8am-1pm
- Monday-Thursday 7:30am-5:30pm
The OC Police Department main office is located at 223 W 23rd in the portable building just West of Century Commons (the OC dorms).
Law and Order
The Odessa College Police Department is dedicated to keeping law and order in and around Odessa College properties. Persons who violate federal, state or local laws may be subject to arrest. Persons who violate Odessa College policy and/or regulations will be reported to the appropriate dean and/or subject to arrest if the breech of policy is also a violation of federal, state or local laws.
Odessa College is an alcohol, drug and weapons free institution at all times. Possession of alcohol is strictly prohibited on college property regardless of what age. Odessa College has a zero tolerance policy on drugs. Weapons used for sport or competition must be stored in the Campus Police Department office. All other weapons are prohibited.
City of Odessa municipal traffic and parking laws are enforced on campus grounds and adjoining areas. Odessa College has specific parking zones which are color-coded and enforced:
BLUE Faculty, staff and handicapped
RED CURBS & LINES No parking at any time
Traffic and parking violators will be issued a citation. The Odessa College Police Department issues both campus and municipal citations. Odessa College ticket fines are paid in the Odessa College Wrangler Express Center. Municipal citations are paid for through the City of Odessa Municipal Court, located at 205 N. Grant in Odessa.
Failure to pay fines assessed by Odessa College will result in holds placed on registration & transcripts.
How to File a Complaint Against a Campus Peace Officer
In order for a complaint against a Odessa College peace officer to be considered by the Chief of the campus police department, the complaint must be in writing and signed under oath or affirmation by the person making the complaint. A copy of the complaint shall be given to the officer within a reasonable time after it is filed and no disciplinary action shall be taken against the officer as a result of the complaint unless a copy is given to the officer pursuant to Texas Government Code, Chapter 614.
To file a complaint against the Chief of Police, contact the Executive Director of Administration & HR on the first floor of the Administration building.