Published on December 10th, 2020 |
by Oxford Police Department
Oxford Police Department Issue Statement and Video on Officer-Involved Shooting
One person is dead after being shot by an officer Wednesday night, December 9, 2020, in Oxford. The deceased has been identified as Kenneth Dale Miller (47 of Oxford, Mississippi).
The Oxford Police Department was called to an address on Private Road 3057 around 7 pm for a domestic disturbance. Officers arrived and the situation turned into an armed barricaded incident.
According to Oxford Police, officers began negotiating immediately. Those negotiations continued until the subject pointed a firearm at officers. At that time the incident resulted in an officer-involved shooting.
The subject was pronounced deceased on the scene. No officers were injured.
The Mississippi Bureau of Investigation is investigating.
Today, the OPD released a video briefing on the incident. The video can be viewed here.
Oxford Police Department The Oxford Police Department is housed 715 Molly Barr Road. The department has more than 70 full-time officers and staff and provides a wide range of protection and enforcement services.
The Police Department has a community-oriented policing philosophy and provides around-the-clock patrols. Other services include crime prevention programs, such as Neighborhood Watch and D.A.R.E., as well as specialized units including Mounted Patrol, K-9 Unit, DUI Enforcement and the City Dispatch.
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