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Posted: Tuesday, July 16, 2019 5:00 am

Tip-A-Cop

The Odessa and Midland's Texas Roadhouse restaurants has scheduled the 12th annual Tip-A-Cop event benefiting Special Olympics Texas from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. July 25 at Texas Roadhouse, 4221 Grandview Ave., and at 4512 W. Loop 250 N., Midland.

The fundraiser is part of a state-wide effort with dozens of other Texas Roadhouse locations holding fundraisers the same evening.

Police officers will help serve guests and collect donations.

ON THE NET

>> texasroadhouse.com

 

Citizen’s Police Academy

The Odessa Police Department has scheduled the 26th session of the Citizen’s Police Academy from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Thursday nights, beginning Aug. 1 through Nov. 14.

The 16-week academy is designed to give the public a working knowledge of the Odessa Police Department. The instruction is comprehensive and covers different divisions each week. The goal is to educate the public about the OPD and to increase the rapport between citizens and police officers.

There are no fees for the classes and the first 40 applications will be accepted.

Registration deadline is at 5 p.m. July 26 or until the session has been filled.

Registration forms are available at the Odessa Police Department or online at odessapd.com. Forms may be submitted in person at the OPD or emailed to gshearer@odessa-tx.gov. Forms can also be mailed to OPD, Attn: Guadalupe Shearer, 205 North Grant Ave., Odessa, TX, 79761.

ON THE NET

>> odessapd.com

 

Alumni nominations

Nominations for the 2020 Class of Sul Ross State University Distinguished Alumni will be accepted through Aug. 1.

The 2020 Distinguished Alumni inductees will be announced during the homecoming football game against Texas Lutheran University on Oc. 26.

Induction ceremonies will take place during the Alumni Gala scheduled for late March at the Pete P. Gallego Center.

ON THE NET

>> sulross.edu/page/1964/distinguished-alumnus-awards

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