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

Working Group Materials

Current Status

The Community Engagement Working Group made a recommendation regarding an alternative response model for non-violent calls on issues including, but not limited to: mental health, homelessness, drug addiction, panhandling, and intoxication on October 22, 2020. The City Commission accepted the recommendation in a response on November 24, 2020.

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Meeting Materials

Meeting Date Agenda Minutes Additional Resources
December 17, 2020 Agenda - Group Chat
December 3, 2020 Agenda - -
November 19, 2020 - - Group Chat
November 12, 2020 Agenda - Group Chat
October 29, 2020 Agenda - Group Chat
October 22, 2020 Agenda - Group Chat
October 15, 2020 Agenda - -
October 1, 2020 Agenda Minutes Group Chat
September 17, 2020 Agenda Minutes Group Chat
September 3, 2020 Agenda Minutes -
August 20, 2020 Agenda - Group Chat
August 6, 2020 Agenda Minutes Group Chat
July 14, 2020 Agenda Minutes Group Chat

Other Materials

Previous Process

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