Daily Newspaper and Travel Guide
for Pecos Country of West Texas
Thursday, September 20, 2001
Law enforcement academy offered at Odessa College
The Odessa College law enforcement/ criminal justice department
is accepting applications for its Law Enforcement Academy, now until Oct.
Classes start Monday, Oct. 29.
OC's Law Enforcement Academy is certified by the Texas Commission on
Law Enforcement Officer Standards and Education.
After completion of the academy, students will be certified to take
the state licensure exam for peace officers. They also will earn 22 college
credit hours and a TASP-waived, level-one certificate of completion, according
to Jim McKown, OC department chair and associate professor of law enforcement/criminal
"Population growth and the increasing problem of crime currently provide
many opportunities for careers in law enforcement," said McKown. "For those
individuals interested in public service, OC's academy offers a challenging
and rewarding course of study."
McKown added that class space is limited and urged students to start
the registration process as soon as possible.
For more information, contact the Odessa College law enforcement/ criminal
justice department at 335-6500.
Conference planned for September
A Life and Word Conference 2001 is scheduled for Sept. 28-30, at Abundant
Life Church, 1201 S. Ash.
The event will be held at 7 p.m., on Friday, Sept. 28; at 7 p.m., Saturday,
Sept. 29; 10 a.m., on Sunday, Sept. 30 and 7 p.m., Sunday, Sept. 30.
Guest speakers will be Rev. David Humphries with Ambassador's of Christ;
Apostle Ian Chellan, City of Judah and Wilson Soko, Pastor of Abundant
Conference topics will include: technical transitions and finances in
the local church.
Music will be by the Abundant Life Praise and Worship Team and a nursery
and children's church will be provided.
York M. "Smokey" Briggs, Publisher
Division of Buckner News Alliance, Inc.
324 S. Cedar St., Pecos, TX 79772
Phone 915-445-5475, FAX 915-445-4321
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