Ector County Independent School District


District Police

The District Police Department is committed to supporting the ECISD mission by providing a safe educational and working environment, maintaining the peace, and protecting our schools.

The District Police Department is comprised of 23 officers: Chief, Master Sergeants, Patrol Officers, Truancy Officers, Canine Officer, Records/Evidence Officer, Emergency Operations Officer, plus an administrative assistant and a dispatcher.

Primary duties of District officers include enforcement of all federal, state and local laws as well as Board Policy.  In doing so, officers are primarily assigned to patrol elementary and secondary instructional campuses as well as all other ECISD facilities.   These patrols are accomplished on foot and by vehicle.  Activities include proactive patrol, contact with students, faculty and staff, as well as response to calls for service.
Traffic Enforcement

Officer Safety
Officer Safety
In addition to law enforcement duties, District Police Officers are empowered by the Texas Education Code to perform administrative duties.  District Officers work at athletic events throughout the District, as well as School Board meetings, graduations, proms and dances, continuing to provide a safe environment for students, faculty and staff.

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ECISD covers the 906 square miles of Ector County in West Texas. The enrollment is over 27,000 students, coming mostly from the city of Odessa, which has a population of over 95,000. ECISD is the 34th largest school district in the state of Texas, and the 225th largest public school district in the nation. At present there are 3327 employees, including 1,702 instructional staff, supporting the educational needs of students at 41 campuses.
The core facilities are composed of two 5-A high schools, twenty-five elementary campuses, (eleven are magnet and all provide full day kindergarten), two early education childhood centers six junior highs; a Career Center for grades 9-12, an Alternative Education Center for grades 7-12 and a Family Education Center.
Since its creation in 1921, ECISD has gained regional and state recognition for academic excellence in student achievement. Accomplishments in athletics, academic decathlon, and in the fine arts programs characterize District emphasis on the potential of each student. The Partners in Education program, the Volunteers in Public Schools program, and the Education Foundation serve as strong evidence of community support.
The ECISD student body is rich in cultural diversity: Hispanic - 60.3%; Anglo - 32.8; African-American - 5.3%; Asian or Pacific Islander - 0.7%; American Indian - 0.7%.

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