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Friday, November 28, 2014

OPD Mike Martin

OPD chief to retire after 29 years

Oxford Police Chief Mike Martin will step down from law enforcement at the end of January when he retires from OPD after six years as police chief. Martin talks about his career and future plans in today’s EAGLE. (December 28, 2012, Page 1A)

Nearly 70 arrested during first home game, holiday weekend

Local law enforcement were kept busy this weekend during Ole Miss’s first home game and the Labor Day holiday. While there were several arrests for DUI, officials say it’s drunk walkers they are going to be keeping a closer eye on. (September 4, 2012, Page 1)

OPD seeks $400,000 budget hike

A need for new patrol cars, body armor, computers and the care of horses has the Oxford Police Department seeking an increase from last year’s budget. (July 18, 2012, Page 2)

OPD searches for shooting suspects

The Oxford Police Department is still investigating a shooting that occurred Tuesday afternoon at Willow Knoll that left one man shot in the knee and put area schools on high alert. (March 7, 2012, Page 2)

Complaint against assistant chief dismissed

A circuit court judge dismissed a formal complaint against Oxford Assistant Police Chief Joey East during a probable cause hearing in Chickasaw County Wednesday. (February 2, 2012, Page 1)

OPD officer charged with child abuse

An Oxford Police Detective has been indicted by a grand jury on charges of felony child abuse and sexual battery on a child under the age of 14. He has been suspended without pay pending the outcome of the trial. (September 28, 2011, Page 2)

Crackdown nets 35 DUI arrests in Oxford

The Oxford Police Department cracked down on DUIs during the recent national campaign, “Drive Sober or Get Pulled Over.” (September 9, 2011, Page 2A)

UM feels growing pains

A large incoming freshman class keep University of Mississippi and police officials hopping during the first week of classes. (August 26, 2011, Page 1A)

Domestic Violence Project closed

Officials representing the Oxford Domestic Violence Project agreed to shut down operations for good in a signed consent form filed with the Mississippi Secretary of State’s Office on July 7. (July 27, 2011, Page 1A, 2A)

Administrative hearing set for DVP

An administrative hearing for the summary cease and desist order issued against the Domestic Violence Project Inc., in Oxford has been set for July 26 in Jackson. (June 2, 2011, Page 1A)

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