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Posted on: June 17, 2022

Xenia hosts 4th of July fun with fireworks festival and downtown block party

Kevin Sonnycalb Memorial Fireworks 2021

The City of Xenia is pleased to once again host Xenia Rotary Club's annual "Kevin Sonnycalb Memorial Fireworks Festival" at the City's iconic Shawnee Park on Friday, July 1, 2022. The fireworks festival will be held alongside t...

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Posted on: June 10, 2022

Chris Stutes sworn-in as Xenia's next Police Chief

Chief Stutes

In front of a crowded courtroom of peers, colleagues, friends and family, Chris Stutes took the formal oath of office to become Xenia Police Division's next Police Chief.

Stutes, a 26-year veteran of Xenia Police Division brings a wealth of knowle...

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Posted on: May 2, 2022

Captain Chris Stutes selected as new Xenia Police Chief

Captain Chris Stutes

The City of Xenia is pleased to announce that it has selected its next Chief of Police, Captain Chris Stutes.  

Stutes, a 26-year veteran of the Xenia Police Division, was one of several excellent candidates considered for the role. “Bei...

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Posted on: April 27, 2022

Xenia Police Chief Person to retire after 46 years

Police Chief Person

After nearly 50 years in law enforcement, all of them spent with the Xenia Police Division, Xenia Police Chief Donald R. Person is retiring.

Chief Person began his law enforcement career as a dispatcher in 1976 and later applied to be a police officer. On ...

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