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Captain Daniel Phipps

Uniform Division Captain


Captain Phipps has been serving the citizens of Oxford since 2010. He is a graduate of the Northeast Alabama Law Enforcement Academy 142nd Session. During his service with the Oxford Police Department, Captain Phipps served as a Patrolman, Investigator, Sergeant, and Lieutenant before being promoted to Captain in 2023.


Captain Phipps has been certified by P.O.S.T. as a Tier 1 Investigator and by ALEA as a Traffic Homicide Investigator. He is an Axon Taser Instructor and a Strategic Self-Defense and Gunfighting Tactics (SSGT) Instructor. As the Uniformed Division’s Captain, he oversees the department’s Patrol Operations and other specialized units.


Captain Phipps holds a Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice from Jacksonville State University, a Masters in Criminal Justice Administration from Faulkner University, and a graduate certificate in Criminal Justice Education from the University of Virginia. He is also a graduate of the 285th Session of the FBI National Academy in Quantico, Virginia.


Organizational Affiliations:

Alabama Association of Chiefs of Police

International Association of Chiefs of Police

National Tactical Officer’s Association

FBI National Academy Associates

Air Force Security Forces Association

Fraternal Order of Police


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