Billerica – The Billerica Police Department is honored to announce the appointment of its newest Police Officer, Jian Yi Xu. Police Officer Xu will spend the next four weeks in an abbreviated field training program where he will be assigned to three separate certified Field Training Officers from the Billerica Police. Officer Xu comes to us from the Springfield Police Department where he worked for the past two years as a full-time Police Officer. Prior to that he spent three years as a Special Police Officer with the Billerica Police and thirteen years with the Billerica Emergency Management Police where he volunteered hundreds of hours serving the Town of Billerica in special events and natural disaster support. Officer Xu holds a Bachelors of Arts degree from Evergreen State College in Washington in the field of Psychology. Officer Xu lives in Billerica with his son, girlfriend and parents. He is fluent in Mandarin and was born in Beijing, China.