According to the Mississippi Department of Transportation website, in 2016, drunk driving fatalities represented 18 percent of total traffic deaths in Mississippi. America has more drunk drivers than most countries have people. And each year, more than 10,000 people die on our roadways due to drunk driving. The site says that is the equivalent of 20 jumbo jets crashing each year.
Imagine a city growing from 24,000 to 100,000 overnight. The risk of crime, violence and traffic increases significantly.
Oxford’s Mounted Police division has become a staple in the city’s brand while actively protecting the community, and it involves a lot of work.
Skye Spiehler Oxford Stories email@example.com The Highway 6 sleeper lines alert a woman to move back towards the center of her lane. She tries, but overcorrects, clipping a neighboring vehicle in the […]
Jack Hall Oxford Stories firstname.lastname@example.org Amid the perceived lack of transparencies in municipal law enforcement agencies in this nation, Oxford Police has spent the last three years attempting to be a change […]
Kathryn Abernathy Oxford Stories email@example.com They have more than 27,000 followers on Twitter. They’re not famous, but they are well known. They live in Oxford, but they’re not the football team. The […]
Dylan Edwards Bio It’s hard to miss a horse walking around downtown Oxford. That’s exactly what the Oxford Police Department is counting on as they patrol. The mounted patrol is frequently deployed […]