Office of the Chief of Police
To provide the most professional and adequate services, the Oxford Police Department places great emphasis
on the development and management of our staff. Through our The Office of the Chief of Police, we ensure
that our members receive the proper training, tools, and resources needed to fulfill our core obligations
to the public. The Chief of Police, along with those members assigned within Professional Services, are
consistently working to provide exceptional law enforcement services.
The development, dissemination, and compliance of agency directives
Recruiting and employment matters
Personnel development, training, and advocacy
Organizational branding and marketing
Personnel and asset management
Professional Services are essentially those which ensure the organization and its members
maintain the characteristics expected of a professional law enforcement agency.
Managed by the Chief’s Executive Officer, Sergeant Jake Durham, the
components of this service include the following: