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)
Local law enforcement officers are taking steps to reduce language barriers when it comes to providing their services to the rapidly expanding Hispanic population. (March 8, 2015, Page 1A)
DUI arrests over the New Year’s Eve weekend have dropped over the past several years in the LOU community and local law enforcement are hoping the trend continues and to help, local agencies plan on being out in force this holiday weekend. (December 30, 2014, Page 1A)
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)
With winter here, deer are move active and on the move.
Shopping, visiting or leaving town during the holidays? It’s certainly common in a university town. Editor Don Whitten repeats some warnings from local authorities about taking proper precautions and adds a few of his own. (December 16, 2013, Page 4)
Oxford Police and Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department warn citizens to take some extra precautions during the holidays to protect their homes from being burglarized. (December 11, 2013, Page 1, 2)