Xenia, OH

The city of Xenia isn’t exactly a prime area for a major terrorist attack according to police Chief Randy Person, but in case of any active shooter situation, local officers are prepared. Many of the tactics used in said preparation originated in Greene County as officers from Xenia and Fairborn helped develop the state’s active shooter protocol. That’s useful cross-training, according to Person. According to Greene County Sheriff Gene Fischer, local law enforcement officers regularly complete ALICE active shooter training. Through ALICE, trainees learn how to respond to active shooters based on the particular situation and decide to evacuate or lock-down as the situation warrants. Read more