Steve Lane

Criminal Investigations Services
Title: Captain
Phone: 937-376-7222
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The Xenia Police Division Criminal Investigations Captain is Steve Lane. Captain Lane began his law enforcement career with the Clinton County Sheriff’s Office as a deputy in 1991. Captain Lane was hired by the Xenia Police Division in 1993. As a patrol officer he performed specialized assignments such as field training officer, bike patrol, and a Special Events Team member/medic. He has served on numerous committees, including representation of the bargaining unit in labor/management concerns and worked as part of a team that negotiated several labor contracts. Captain Lane was assigned as a detective to the A.C.E. Task Force doing narcotics and other special investigations until being promoted to sergeant. He served as the SWAT Team commander for ten years. He was promoted to captain in 2014. He has an associate’s degree in criminal justice from Clark State Community College and a bachelor’s degree in criminal justice administration from Wilberforce University. Captain Lane is a graduate of the Northwestern University's School of Police Staff and Command, the Ohio State University’s Public Safety Leadership Academy and the FBI National Academy. Captain Lane has received the Division’s Silver Shield, Leadership, Meritorious Service, Community Policing, and "Casey Elliott City’s Finest” Awards. Steve is married to his wife Stephanie and has three children.


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