MPD and OPD are both looking to add to their respective police forces, and some new recruits will be the ones filling those needs.

According to NewsWest 9, 25 officers are needing in Odessa, while 11 are needed in Midland and recruits are currently in training.

Stats from both departments show that in June Midland had 416 arrests while Odessa had 597.

The new recruits will help bolster the force and help with the level of arrests in both cities.

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