Police Officer Robert Michael Langley

Police Officer Robert Michael Langley

University of Mississippi Police and Campus Safety Department, Mississippi

End of Watch Saturday, October 21, 2006

Robert Michael Langley

Policei Officer Robert Langley was fatally injured when he was dragged by the driver of a vehicle during a traffic stop on Jackson Avenue, near Fraternity Row, in Oxford, Mississippi.

As Officer Langley was speaking to the driver, a university student whom he had stopped for speeding, the driver suddenly sped off, dragging Officer Langley approximately 200 yards.

Officer Langley was flown to the Memphis Medical Center where he succumbed to his injuries.

The suspect was apprehended at his residence by members of the Oxford Police Department a short time after the incident and charged with capital murder of a police officer. In 2007 the suspect plead guilty to manslaughter and was sentenced to 20 years in prison.

Officer Langley was a member of the Mississippi National Guard and was a veteran of the War on Terrorism. He is survived by his wife, two sons, and two stepdaughters.

Bio

  • Age 30
  • Tour 4 years
  • Badge B-5
  • Military Veteran

Incident Details

  • Cause Vehicular assault
  • Weapon Automobile
  • Offender Sentenced to 20 years

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The anniversary of that horrible day is here again. Your memories are still fresh in our hearts. We still meet people that knew you and share their memories with us. You left a mark on many lives in your short time here on Earth. Your family and friends still miss you. We laid Cecil and Mary to rest on this day two years ago. Bet you and Papa Cecil are sharing hunting and fishing stories, keep them honest now! Life goes on, but there is still an empty spot where you once stood, now filled with your memories. We love and miss you!

Sherry
step mother

October 19, 2018

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