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Thursday, October 23, 2014

OPD Chief Mike Martin

Police step up enforcement over Thanksgiving holiday

Local law enforcement officers will have extra patrols on Oxford’s roads and in neighborhoods to make sure everyone has a safe Thanksgiving holiday. (November 21, 2012, Page 2)

OPD responds to bomb threat

Local law enforcement officers responded to Lexington Pointe apartments this morning after receiving a call through 911 dispatch from someone claiming to have put bombs under the cars of several football players living in the apartments. Nothing was found however one man was taken into custody after acting suspicious in the parking lot and having alleged stolen items from vehicles in his possession. (September 18, 2012, 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)

Fake officer behind road killings?

Two recent murders on north Mississippi highways may have been at the hand of someone posing as a police officer, according to the Mississippi Bureau of Investigations. (May 15, 2012, Page 1, 2)

Four juveniles arrested after a fight at OMS

Four juveniles were arrested Friday after a fight at Oxford Middle School led to one staff member and a school resource officer being injured. (January 23, 2012, Page 2A)

No DUI arrests in Oxford on New Year’s Eve

The Oxford Police Department reported no arrests for DUI on New Year’s Eve and no serious or fatal wrecks. However, around the state, three Mississippians lost their lives in wrecks over the holiday weekend. (January 3, 2012, Page 1)

Oxford’s roads to be heavily patrolled during the holidays

Local law enforcement will be out in force over the next two weeks to make sure everyone has a safe and happy holiday season. (December 16, 2011, Page 2A)

Cambridge resident shoots suspected burglar

The Oxford Police Department is investigating a burglary that happened early this morning at Cambridge Station Apartments that left one suspect shot in the leg by a female when she returned home and found him in the apartment. OPD apprehended the suspect who is at the hospital being treated for his injuries. The second suspect is still at large. (December 2, 2011, Page 9A)

Travel safe over busy holiday

Local law enforcement agencies will be stepping up enforcement over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend. (November 23, 2011, Page 1A)

Local law enforcement officials warn against scams

The Oxford Police Department and the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department want to warn the public about falling victim to scams where they are told they have won money in a sweepstakes and all they have to do, is wire them a “handling fee.” (July 13, 2011, Page 2)

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