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Ector County Arrest, Court, and Public Records

Crime Statistics

The Texas Uniform Crime Reporting Program collates and publishes annual statistical and analytical crime data for public enlightenment. According to the 2018 report, Ector county recorded a net total of 5,858 index crime offenses. Larceny-theft was reportedly the most recurring crime and the most common in the property crime subset, with 3,189 reported incidents in the year. Aggravated assault was the second most common crime and the most recurring violent crime with 969 reported incidents. This was followed by burglary and motor-vehicle theft which recorded 803 and 633 incidents each, while incidents of rape, robbery, and murder were reportedly the least occurring with 127, 125 and 12 reports respectively.

Criminal Records

The Texas Department of Public Safety serves as the primary repository of criminal history records for the state of Texas. The Department processes statewide requests for background checks and criminal records. However, county-level requests can also be processed by local law enforcement agencies, and in Ector county, by the Ector County Sheriff's Office. The office performs crime-related functions and maintains all records pertaining to criminal activity within the county.

How to Get Criminal Records and Police Reports

The Identification and Records Division of the Ector County Sheriff's Office is tasked with performing all clerical functions of the office including managing criminal records and police reports of incidents that occurred within county limits. Interested persons may request criminal records or background checks by making in-person queries to the Sheriff's Office or by sending a written request stating the records required as well as the personal information of the subject. Requests may be made to:

The Ector County Sheriff's Office
2500 US-385,
P.O. Box 2066
Odessa, TX 79766
(432) 335-3050

Police reports may also be requested from the above-stated office. In this case, the requestor will be required to provide information about the incident, including the name of the victor or perpetrator as well as the name, place, and date of the event.

Alternatively, criminal records can be requested from the Texas Department of Public Safety. The records available through the department include details of statewide misdemeanors, arrests, Class C convictions, and deferred adjudications. Records can be accessed through the Conviction Database. Requestors are first required to create a CRS Account and purchase credits required to perform the search. Using their login information the requesting party may then self-serve by submitting a search request on the database using the name and birthdate of the subject.

How to Find Sex Offender Information

All information regarding registered sex offenders in Ector County can be viewed on the Texas Sex Offender Registry. The registry houses the location, compliance status and internet identifiers of offenders resident within the state and country. Interested persons may search for offenders by name, address or proximity to higher education institutions. The Department of Safety also offers a Subscription Service to persons interested in receiving email notifications regarding database changes relating to registered offenders.

Where and How to Find Inmate and Jail Information

The Detention Department of the Ector County Sheriff's Office is responsible for the management of the Ector County Detention Center which houses all incarcerated persons within the county. Information regarding inmates and the facility can be obtained from the Identification and Records Division of the County Sheriff's Office or using the Jail Records Inquiry System of the office. Using the system, inmates can be searched by first and last name or booking number to view the inmate's primary charge, bail/bond conditions, and other related information

Court Records

Where and How to Get Court Records

The Office of the Ector County District Clerk performs all the clerical and administrative functions of the Ector County Court, including maintaining and disseminating records of cases heard by the court. Copies of non-confidential court records can be obtained from the office by making in-person queries or sending written requests to the office. Requestors are required to provide information regarding the record of interest including the plaintiff/defendant name, the case file number and the date of filing upon request. Requests can be made to:

Ector County District Clerk
Ector County Courthouse
300 N. Grant,
Rm. 301
Odessa, TX 79761
Phone: (432) 498-4290

Alternatively, records can be obtained using the Public Court Records Portal maintained by the District Clerk's Office. The index can be used for free (without images) but frequent users may opt to pay an annual subscription fee of $100 ($250 for organizations) for enhanced access to the index that will include digital document images if applicable to the record.

Location of Courts in Ector County

Listed below are the addresses and contact information of all the courthouses in Ector County, Texas:

Ector County District Court
Ector County Courthouse
300 N Grant Ave, #301,
Odessa, TX 79761
Phone: (432) 498-4290
Fax: (432) 498-4292

Ector County Constitutional Court
Ector County Courthouse
300 N Grant Ave, #111,
P.O. Box 707,
Odessa, TX 79760
Phone: (432) 498-4130
Fax: (432) 498-4177

Ector County Justice of the Peace Court
Ector County Courthouse
300 N Grant Ave, #208,
Odessa, TX 79761
Phone: (432) 498-4201

Odessa Municipal Court
201 N Grant Ave,
Odessa, TX 79761
Phone: (432) 335-3300

Where and How to Find Property Records

The Ector County Clerk is tasked with maintaining real property records of county residents, specifically deeds, liens, plats and mortgage documents recorded by the office. County residents may obtain copies of these records by querying the office in person or via mail or using the Courts Public Portal or Land Records Index for online access. To obtain any property record, requestors will be required to know and provide details of the property including the name of the owner, the location of the property, the recording number and the date of recording.

In-person and mail requests may be made to:

County Clerk
300 N. Grant Street,
Room 111
P.O. Box 707
Odessa, TX 79760
Phone: (432) 498-4130
Fax: (432) 498-4177

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Vital Records

The Texas Vital Statistics Office is the primary custodian of birth, death, marriage, and divorce records of state indigenes and residents. The office issues copies of these records to eligible requestors. As per state laws, vital records are also co-managed by the office of the Ector County Clerk and the Clerk of District Court.

Where and How to Find Divorce Records

Records of divorces granted by the Ector County District Court are maintained by the office of the Clerk of District Court, which performs most of the clerical functions of the county courts. To request copies of these records, interested persons may make in-person or written queries to the office and will be required to provide details of the divorce including the names of the divorced parties, the date and place of the divorce as well as the case file number of the divorce court records (if known). Requests can be made to:

Ector County District Clerk
Ector County Courthouse
300 N. Grant,
Rm. 301
Odessa, TX 79761
Phone: (432) 498-4290

Where and How to Find Marriage Records

The office of the Ector County Clerk issues marriage licenses and maintains records of marriages licensed by its office. The office maintains marriage records going back to 1891 to date. To request a marriage record, the requesting party is required to download and complete an Application for a Marriage Record, which should be submitted in person or via mail, along with the stated fees and ID requirements to:

Ector County Clerk
300 N. Grant Street, Room 111
P.O. Box 707
Odessa, TX 79760

Where and How to Find Birth and Death Records

Birth and death records of Ector County residents are maintained and issued by the office of the Ector County Clerk. In compliance with state laws, these are not public records and can only be obtained by eligible requestors, which include, the registrant, their immediate family members (with proof of relationship) and legally authorized persons.

Interested and eligible parties may request birth or death records by completing and submitting an Application for a Certified Copy of a Birth or Death Certificate. The form should be accompanied by the stated fees and ID requirements and submitted via mail or in-person to:

Ector County Clerk
300 N. Grant Street,
Room 111
P.O. Box 707
Odessa, TX 79760