To deepen engagement by rank and file officers to strengthen relationship with the community

Current Status

The Dayton Police Department constantly strives to improve its outreach to the community, beyond common law enforcement interactions.

The Dayton Police Department engages with various community groups and activities, including, but not limited to:

  • Youth oriented activities – such as Police and Youth Together
  • Immigrant Outreach programs and ESOL programs
  • Business Outreach - such as providing educational and training in Active Shooter scenarios
  • Crime prevention programs such as providing Crime Prevention Through Environmental Design (CPTED) analysis for businesses and individuals
  • Attending neighborhood association meetings and providing feedback and crime statistics
  • Police and Clergy Together (PACT)
  • Citizens’ Police Academy
  • Scenario Based Training
  • Year End 2019 Public Appearance Total Numbers
    • Special Events - 498
    • Estimated Adults Attendance - 28,063
    • Estimated Juveniles Attendance - 14,828