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James W. Dodson
Commander (Retired), Odessa Police Department

Jim W. Dodson is a fourth-generation Texas Police Officer with 27 years service with the Odessa Police Department, serving 97,000 citizens of West Texas. During his service to the community, he rose through the ranks to the position of Police Commander, which he held for 14 years. Commander

Dodson has extensive experience in narcotics law enforcement, both as an agent and supervisor. He has over 17 years of command experience in managing the Internal Affairs function, the Criminal Investigations Bureau, and the Patrol Services Bureau. This experience has been in a progressive police department with an authorized strength of over 250 sworn and civilian personnel. Commander Dodson has been a state-certified instructor for over 22 years, specializing in the areas of Arrest, Search and Seizure, Police Supervision and Leadership. He has established a continuous proven track record in his commitment to the development of public safety professionals.

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