Registration begins at 7:30 a.m. May 21 for the first Law Enforcement 5K run that will benefit the families of fallen or injured police officers. The race will begin at 8 p.m. at the Oxford Police Department. Cost to register is $20 through May 20 and $30 on the day of the race. (May 12, 2011, Page 2)
Two local teens were awarded Youth Character Awards during the Lafayette County Law Enforcement Officers Association’s annual awards banquet last night at the National Guard Armory. Receiving the awards were Mikayla Patterson, 13, and eighth-grader and Lafayette Middle School and Robert Liggins, 17, a junior at Oxford High School. (January 26, 2011, Page 2)
University Police Department’s Jane Tutor took home the award for Officer of the Year last night during the annual awards banquet of the Lafayette County Law Enforcement Officer’s Association. Tutor, captain of investigations, has been with UPD since 2003. Winning the award for Support Personnel of the Year was Angie Hughes, a 911 dispatcher with the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department for 13 years.
The Lafayette County Law Enforcement Officers Association will host a L.C.L.E.O.A. Ladies Handgun Safety Course on April 10 from 7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the F.D. Buddy East Training Facility. The course is free. There will be a $10 charge for lunch. Applications can be picked up at the Lafayette County Sheriff’s Department or online at www.lcleoa.com click on training. For more information, call Investigator Scott Mills or Deputy Lynn Webb at 234-6421. (March 22, 2010)