Published on February 9th, 2021 | by Oxford Police Department


Oxford Police Department Issue Video on Officer-Involved Shooting

On Monday, February 8, 2021, at approximately 11:29 pm, an officer with the Oxford Police Department attempted a traffic stop on a vehicle.

The driver of the vehicle fled and a pursuit ensued. The vehicle eventually stopped. The driver ran from the scene and moments later an officer-involved shooting occurred.

No officers were injured. The suspect was pronounced deceased on the scene. The Mississippi Bureau of Investigations was immediately contacted and has taken charge of the investigation.

Today, the OPD released a video briefing on the incident. The video can be viewed here.

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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. Crime Reports provided to The Local Voice come directly from the Oxford Police Department.

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