since 1998 and has been a Team Leader since 2000. Bane has received several awards throughout his career from the City, County, State and Federal levels and in 2002 was named Harford County Law Enforcement Officer of the Year.
Lt. Bane commands the Patrol Division, the Special Weapons and Tactics (S.W.A.T.) team and the Police Auxiliary. The Patrol Division is made up of 3 permanently assigned shifts consisting of 24 officers, one of which is a K-9. The S.W.A.T. team consists of 12 highly trained officers assigned a variety of tasks to include execution of high risk search warrants and handling hostage/barricade situations. The Police Auxiliary consists of civilian volunteers who complete a background investigation and are then trained in police tactics and functions to work hand in hand with sworn officers in a variety of situations.