Odessa’s Police Chief has announced his intention to retire after serving 38 years in the position.  The City of Odessa, friends, and co-workers of Bob Kinder have a celebration planned for him on April 9th from 3:00 to 7:00 p.m. in the Odessa Community Building.  Kinder said he now plans to run for mayor of the town.  “I enjoy my public service and the years that I’ve given to the city,” said Kinder, “I think that, being retired, I’ll have an opportunity and availability to continue serving and would enjoy that opportunity.”