Police Department


Oxford Police Department Mission Statement 

The Oxford Police Department is part of Oxford’s fabric, the men and women at the Oxford Police Department, strive for excellence in law enforcement. With a promise of honesty, decency, and accountability, we aim to deliver personalized expert services, protecting homes, property, and lives intertwined with ours. Our deep-rooted partnerships are not just professional but personal. 


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The Oxford Police Department is responsible for providing services to a community of 13,500 and patrolling 26.6 square miles. Oxford is honored to be the birthplace of Clara Barton, the founder of the American Red Cross, and Dr. Elliot P. Joslin, a pioneer in diabetes research.

The Oxford Police Department is a full-service agency consisting of:

  • 1 Chief
  • 1 Lieutenant
  • 4 Sergeants
  • 16 Patrol Officers
  • 6 Full-Time Dispatchers
  • 3 Part-Time Dispatchers
  • 1 Executive Assistant to the Chief
  • 1 Senior Clerk 
  • 1 Full-Time Animal Control Officer
  • 1 Part-Time Animal Control Officer