Chief Mark Lightner was appointed Chief in May of 2014. He was hired by the Huber Heights Police Division in January of 1992 after working for over 5 years with the St. Paris, Bellbrook, and Xenia Police Departments. As Chief, he oversees the day to day operations of the Police Division and also oversees the Zoning Division.
Chief Lightner initially served as a patrol officer prior to being promoted to Sergeant in 2000. He was instrumental in the development of the Bike Patrol Progam, which is still widely used today. In 2005, Chief Lightner was promoted to Lieutenant. He has served as the Administrative, Patrol, and Investigative Lieutenant. Duties included being responsible for Internal Affairs, as well as Division Training.
Chief Lightner is a graduate of the Police Executive Leadership College.