DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(011218) – DETECTIVE OF THE YEAR & THE CARVER CENTER

ODESSA, TEXAS/JANUARY 12, 2018 – CORPORAL JUSTIN CAID HAS BEEN SELECTED AS THE ODESSA POLICE DEPARTMENT DETECTIVE OF THE YEAR FOR 2017.

AFTER SUCCESSFULLY COMPLETING THE POLICE ACADEMY, OFFICER CAID WAS ASSIGNED TO PATROL SERVICES BUREAU “A” SHIFT FOR APPROXIMATELY 2 ½ YEARS.

HE JOINED THE ODESSA POLICE DEPARTMENT SWAT TEAM AND THE OPD HONOR GUARD.

IN 2015, DETECTIVE CAID TRANSFERRED TO THE SPECIAL OPERATIONS BUREAU, WHERE HE WAS ASSIGNED TO THE CRIMES AGAINST PROPERTY (BURGLARY UNIT) AND WAS PROMOTED TO THE RANK OF CORPORAL.

DETECTIVE CORPORAL JUSTIN CAID WAS SELECTED TO REPRESENT OPD AS A TASK FORCE OFFICER WITH THE UNITED STATES MARSHALS LONE STAR FUGITIVE TASK FORCE.

IN 2016 DETECTIVE CAID TRANSFERRED TO THE CRIMES AGAINST PERSONS ROBBERY/HOMICIDE UNIT. HE IS A LICENSED TCOLE INSTRUCTOR AND REGULARLY ASSISTS THE ODESSA POLICE ACADEMY.

(CORPORAL DETECTIVE, JUSTIN CAID/ODESSA POLICE DEPARTMENT)

“EVERYDAY I DO THE BEST I CAN. GO OUT, YOU KNOW, TRY TO SERVE THE CITIZENS OF ODESSA THE BEST I CAN TOO.”

DETECTIVE CAID MAINTAINS A POSITIVE ATTITUDE AND REGULARLY VOLUNTEERS OF ADDITIONAL ASSIGNMENTS.

THE CARVER EARLY EDUCATION CENTER WAS EVACUATED THIS MORNING DUE TO THE SCHOOL’S ROOF BEING REPAIRED AND SMOKE FROM THE TAR WAS BLOWN INTO THE VENTILATION SYSTEM, SETTING OFF THE SCHOOLS ALARMS. THERE WAS NO FIRE AND NO REPORT OF INJURIES. AN ALL CLEAR WAS DECLARED BY ODESSA FIRE AND RESCUE, AND THE AFTERNOON SESSION WAS OPEN FOR PRE-K.

THIS IS DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS.

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Author: Danny Barrera