- Community Relations
Block Party Information
In order to block a residential city street, event organizers must complete a Street Blockage Permit Application form and have it approved by the Dayton Police Department 30 days prior to the event.
Community Appeals Board Information
Information about the Community Appeals Board.
Fill out this survey to provide feedback to the department.
Community Engagement Efforts
Get to know your local law enforcement at one of the recurring community-police programs or events.
Dayton Police Volunteers
The Neighborhood Assistance Officers (NAO) program was established in 1970 as a volunteer group of private citizens assisting Dayton Police Officers.
The Dayton Police Department receives numerous noise complaints every year.
LGBTQ Police Liaison
The Dayton Police Department LGBTQ Liaison was established in September 2010 by Chief Richard Biehl, who also signed the first Hate and Bias Crime Policy for the Dayton Police Department.
Interacting With Police Officers
Being stopped or approached by a Police Officer can be intimidating or unsettling.
Police & Clergy Together
The Police and Clergy Together (PACT) initiative partners Dayton's faith-based community with our Dayton Police Officers.
Dayton Police Department Policies.
Locate the Police Department's online recruiting resource.
Request a Ride Along
Learn what it’s like to be a Dayton Police officer by requesting a ride along!
Surveillance Notification Form