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.
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