- Support Services
Major of Support Services Unit
The Major of Support Services overseas several specialized units such as Greene County Regional SWAT team, Crisis Negotiations Team and the Special Technology Unit. The Major also supervises the Detective Sergeant, Operations support Sergeant and the Professional Standard Sergeant, who all also have several areas of responsibility.
Greene County Regional SWAT Team
The Xenia Police Division and the Greene County Sheriff’s Office maintain a special response team. This team of Officers and Deputies receives advanced and detailed training in special weapons and tactics for critical incidents. The members of the SWAT Team continually train together to provide the capability for response to unusual situations, stakeouts, hostage situations, barricaded subjects, and high risk warrant service.
C.N.T. (Crisis Negotiations Team)
The C.N.T. consists of Officers specially trained in crisis negotiations. The negotiators are trained to communicate with any suspect in hostage situations. The C.N.T.’s goal is to end all situations with no loss of life or injury.
S.T.U. (Special Technology Unit)
The S.T.U. consists of Officers who are certified Federal Aviation Administration unmanned aircraft systems pilots. These pilots operate 2 different Police Division drones and can be used for situations such as: locating missing persons and security at special events.
School Resource Officers
The School Resource Program falls under the direct supervision of the Operations Support Sergeant and is a cooperative effort between the Xenia Police Division and our local school districts. This program does not solely focus on policing, but also focuses on educating and building partnerships with the youth of our community. The Xenia Police Division currently assigns a full time School Resource Officer to both the Xenia High School and the Greene County Career Center.