DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS(031218) – CORPORAL STEVE FUENTES OPD OFFICER OF THE MONTH

ODESSA, TEXAS/MARCH 12, 2018 – CORPORAL STEVE FUENTES HAS BEEN SELECTED AS OPD OFFICER OF THE MONTH FOR FEBRUARY 2018.

CORPORAL FUENTES HAS BEEN EMPLOYED WITH THE ODESSA POLICE DEPARTMENT FOR APPROXIMATELY FOUR YEARS AND IS CURRENTLY ASSIGNED TO THE OPERATIONS BUREAU, PATROL SHIFT B AS A FIELD TRAINING OFFICER AND IS MEMBER OF THE S.W.A.T. TEAM.

ON SATURDAY, MARCH 4TH, 2018, CORPORAL FUENTES AND PPO NICHOLAS MOORE RESPONDED TO THE 900 BLOCK OF MONAHANS IN REFERENCE TO A JUVENILE PROBLEM.

(CORPORAL STEVE FUENTES, ODESSA POLICE DEPARTMENT OFFICER OF THE MONTH FOR FEBRUARY 2018)

“TURNED OUR LIGHTS ON, AND THE FIRST THING…THE REACTION THE KIDS SAW WAS, ‘OK, IT’S THE COPS…WE’RE IN TROUBLE.’ I SAID, NO, NO YOU GUYS AREN’T IN TROUBLE, CAN WE PLAY? AND THAT’S WHEN THEIR SMILES CAME UP, SO YEAH! WE CAN PLAY. SO, WE PLAYED SOME BALL, THEY WARMED ME UP. I WAS THINKING ABOUT A GAME OF HORSE. AT THE TIME. NO, WE WANT TO PLAY YA’LL. AT THE TIME THEY WANTED THEY WANTED TO PLAY BOTH OFFICERS. WE WERE THINKING WE’RE GOING TO BE ON THE KID’S TEAM. THEY’LL SPLIT US UP EVENLY…NO, THEY WANTED TO PLAY US. AND MORE KIDS STARTED SHOWING UP. IT WAS A BIG THING. ADULTS COMING UP SHAKING OUR HANDS, TELLING US ‘THANK YOU FOR WHAT YOU’RE DOING’. AT THAT POINT I REALIZED IT WAS A GOOD DEED.”

CORPORAL STEVE FUENTES WAS BORN AND RAISED IN FORT STOCKTON, TEXAS; HE IS FRIENDLY AND IS PROFESSIONAL TOWARDS HIS WORK, PEERS AND THE COMMUNITY. CORPORAL FUENTES IS A FORMER MARINE AND BELIEVES THAT BEING A GOOD POLICE OFFICER ALSO MEANS STAYING PHYSICALLY AND MENTALLY FIT.

(CORPORAL STEVE FUENTES, ODESSA POLICE DEPARTMENT OFFICER OF THE MONTH FOR FEBRUARY 2018)

“YOU’LL BE ABLE TO SUCCESSFULLY THINK FASTER AND CLEARER, BECAUSE YOUR BODY IS HEALTHY. YOU’RE MORE CONFIDENT IN YOURSELF AND YOU’RE TAKING A GOOD APPEARANCE TO THE PUBLIC.”

THE ODESSA POLICE DEPARTMENT BELIEVES IN THE CONCEPT OF COMMUNITY POLICING. CONGRATULATIONS TO CORPORAL STEVE FUENTES, ODESSA POLICE DEPARTMENT’S OFFICER OF THE MONTH FOR FEBRUARY 20018.

THIS IS DRB MEDIA COMMUNICATIONS DIGITAL NEWS.

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Author: Danny Barrera