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OPD investigated robbery

The Oxford Police Department is still searching for the man who robbed Cash Advance on Monday afternoon. The suspect fled the scene with an unknown amount of cash. No one was injured and no weapon was presented, only implied. (November 22, 2011, Page 2)

Final home football game keeps law enforcement busy

While the Ole Miss Rebels didn’t have much success in its game against LSU Saturday, local law enforcement officers were successful in rounding up those who stepped out of the legal bounds of the community. (November 22, 2011, Page 2)

In the right place at the right time

Two local men, a firefighter and a police officer, helped save the lives of two women in unrelated incidents recently. Read about their heroic efforts in today’s EAGLE. (November 1, 2011, Page 1)

Game day weekend keeps police busy

Local law enforcement officers had little time to rest during the biggest SEC football home-game weekend thus far this season.

The Oxford Police Department responded to more than 197 calls between 6 a.m. Friday and 6 a.m. this morning. (October 17, 2011, Page 1A)

Taxi rules may soon be set

New taxi regulations may soon be coming after numerous taxi companies have popped up in the city and recent violations have been on the increase. (September 26, 2011, Page 3A)

Request for brown bag permit hits snag

A request from the owner of Petra Cafe was tabled for 60 days after the recommendation from the Oxford Police Department to the Oxford Board of Aldermen was to not allow a brown bag permit for the business. (September 7, 2011, Page 2)

Crime takes holiday for Labor Day

Oxford Police Department reported less than half of the amount of arrests during this year’s Labor Day and first home-game weekend. (September 6, 2011, Page 1)

Police pursue litterbugs

Five people were issued notices to appear in court for leaving trash in their yards by Oxford police officers. (August 30, 2011, Page 3)

More cops hired for Square

After seeing footage of a fight on the Square last Monday, the Oxford Board of Aldermen approved a request from Oxford Police Department Chief Mike Martin to hire four new police officers to focus on the Downtown Business District.

* Photo courtesy of WREG (August 29, 2011, Page 1A)

Deciding who or what gets into the Crime Report

Oxford Eagle Staff Writer Alyssa Schnugg, who covers courts and crime, receives lots of emails and calls asking why – or why not – something or someone made it into the daily crime report. Schnugg explains the newspaper’s policy and gives a bit of background for readers who might be wondering. (July 21, 2011, Page 4)

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