Reserve officers can provide help to police departments during large events. They can become heroes and in some cases, criminals. Locally, police officials praise the work of their part-time officers. (April 19, 2015, Page 1A, 3A)
A ceremony was held Thursday evening in the Grove to conclude the 9/11 Day of Service and Remembrance activities and to honor local first responders and remember those who gave their lives by running into the burning Twin Towers when everyone else was running out. (September 12, 2014, Page 1)
With new parking meters and less parking available on campus at the University of Mississippi, and with thousands of visitors in town, people are being encouraged to use the shuttles and buses around town to get to campus to watch the game which starts at 3 p.m. (September 12, 2014, Page 1A)
As University of Mississippi football fans flock to Oxford to see the Rebels take on the University of Missouri’s Tigers on Saturday night in their last home game of the season, city and university officials are asking everyone to be patient and expect heavy traffic before and, especially, after the game (November 22, 2013, Page 1A, 2A)
Local police were kept busy during the weekend between traffic and arrests but overall, officials say things ran much smoother for the LSU game than last week’s Texas A&M game.
While officers with the University of Police Department at the University of Mississippi responded to hordes of students amassing near the Kincannon and Stockard dormatories around midnight, officials are saying the event was not a riot. (November 7, 2012, Page 14)
The University Police Department is investigating an armed robbery that occurred early this morning on University Avenue. (October 26, 2012, Page 2A)
Local police made 75 arrests this weekend after the population of Oxford doubled when the Rebels played the University of Texas. One of the arrests was that of a former Ole Miss student who was tackled by officers when he ran onto the field during halftime in his boxers, at one point mooning the crowd. (September 17, 2012, Page 1A)