Sergeants

  1. Beegle, Scott (2)

    Scott Beegle

    Sergeant
    Phone: (937) 347-1653


    Sergeant Scott A. Beegle began his career in law enforcement with the Greene County Sheriff’s Office in November 1997, he then moved to the Xenia Police Division in January 1999 where he served 12 years as a patrol officer. As a patrol officer, he performed specialized assignments such as Field Training Officer, Bike Patrol, Evidence Technician, Crisis Negotiations Team member, Training Committee member, Division Armorer and BAC Operator. Scott has received the Leadership Award, 4 Meritorious Service Awards, the Distinguished Service Award, Two Life Saving Awards, FPOA Officer of the Year Award, and the MADD Award. Scott was assigned to Criminal Investigations Unit as a detective in July of 2012, where he handled general felony level cases. During this time he was also assigned to the FBI for The Miami Valley Violent Crimes Against Children Task Force. Scott received the Child Advocate of the Year Award in 2014, from the Greene County Children’s Services. Scott was promoted to patrol sergeant in March 2014, he oversees the division armory, coordinates all special events in the city, and is the Crisis Negotiations Commander, along with the day to day street operations of the city.

    He was born and raised here in Xenia graduating from Xenia High School in 1990. He then enlisted in the U.S. Army in 1991 as a Combat Engineer. During his time in the military he deployed to Somalia in 1993 during Operation Restore Hope. Scott attended The Public Safety Leadership Academy at The Ohio State University in 2018. He is currently a sitting board member of the Greene County Agricultural Society (fair board) for over 12 years. Scott has 2 children Brett and Audrie.






  2. Etchison, Lon  (2)

    Lon Etchison

    Sergeant of Detective Section
    Phone: 937-376-7222

    Sgt. Lon Etchison began his law enforcement career in 1995 as a Deputy Sheriff with the Greene County Sheriff’s Office.  Lon was hired by the Xenia Police Division in 1999.  Lon was a Patrol Officer for 8 years and performed specialized assignments as an evidence technician, field training officer, firearms instructor and as a member of the Greene County SWAT Team.  In 2007 Lon was assigned to the Greene County ACE Task Force as a Detective.  Lon also served as a Detective in the Xenia Police Division Criminal Investigations Section before being promoted to Patrol Sergeant in 2016.  In 2022, the Police Division restructured and Lon took over the Criminal Investigations Section as the Detective Sergeant.
     
     Throughout his career Lon has received several awards and commendations including the Casey Elliott "City's Finest" Award, a Leadership Award and two Meritorious Service Awards.

    Lon graduated from Cedarville University in 1995 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Criminal Justice.  Lon also teaches at the Greene County Career Center’s Criminal Justice Academy.