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Monday, November 24, 2014

James Owens

Several violent crimes reported over weekend

The Oxford Police Department is investigated several violent crimes, including robbery and rape that occurred over the weekend. (October 21, 2014, Page 3)

City prepared for 1st home game

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)

Citizen’s Academy another positive move by OPD

“Our View” takes a look at the Oxford Police Department’s latest move to improve communication and relations with the public in the form of a Citizen’s Academy that will show those who attend the classes how the OPD works. (September 1, 2014, Page 4)

COP class set

OPD will be holding a Citizens Academy in September to help residents learn more about the police department and all they do. (August 29, 2014, Page 1A)

S. Lamar bike lanes to be striped — again

The Oxford Pathways Commission learned that South Lamar will have to be re-striped after a miscommunication led to the new stripes creating lanes that were 1 foot too big. (August 19, 2014, Page 1)

Paying the price for speeding

City leaders approve $10 assessment to moving-violation tickets to help upgrades to communication equipment for the Oxford Police Department. (May 8, 2014, Page 1, 2)

Racial profiling a concern for LOU?

About 75 members of Oxford’s black community met with law enforcement officers from local agencies to discuss their concerns about roadblocks and racial profiling. (May 7, 2014, Page 1, 2)

Traffic plan for new school seems to ease congestion

A new traffic plan for Sisk Avenue near the new high school and Della Davidson Elementary has been given a thumbs-up by city engineers as traffic ran the smoothest this morning than it has since the new school opened two weeks ago. (January 15, 2014, Page 3)

Oxford Police Department announces new deputy chief; majors

OPD Chief Joey East announced that Kevin Stark will now serve as deputy chief for the department at the Tuesday night Board of Aldermen meeting. Also promoted were James Owens from captain to Major of Operations and Sheridan Maiden from master sergeant to Major of Administration. (February 6, 2013, Page 2)

OPD wins big at LawFit competition

Oxford Police officers brought home several top awards last week during the National LawFit competition in Olive Branch. (June 27, 2012, Page 2)

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