Posted on: March 10, 2017

Update on Officer Injured in the Line of Duty

Dayton Police Officer Byron Branch continues to recover from serious injuries he suffered after being hit outside his cruiser on December 16, 2016, while checking a crash on I-75.

While he has been approached by multiple media outlets for interviews, Offic...

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Posted on: March 1, 2017

Steve Whalen Memorial Policing Award Nominations

Steve Whalen Award Plaque

Nominations are now being accepted for the Steve Whalen Memorial Policing Award. The annual award recognizes a Dayton Police Department officer demonstrating extraordinary commitment to the community.

Officer Steve Whalen was killed in the line of duty in ...

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Posted on: October 20, 2016

Police Department Achieves Full Compliance with State Law Enforcement Agency

Chief Richard S. Biehl is proud to announce the Dayton Police Department earned Full Compliance accreditation with the Ohio Collaborative Law Enforcement Agency.

The Ohio Collaborative Law Enforcement Agency determined that the Dayton Police Department...Read on...

Posted on: August 4, 2016

Members of 105th Recruit Class Graduate

Police recruits swearing in

The Dayton Police Department welcomed 10 new police officers when members of the 105th police recruit class were sworn in during a ceremony in August. One Dayton firefighter also completed the Police Academy in order to become an arson investigator.

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Posted on: August 10, 2016

Dayton Police Department Promotes 10

Congratulations to our safety professionals on their recent promotions:

Major Matthew M. Carper has been promoted to the rank of Lieutenant Colonel and assigned as the Assistant Chief of Police, Chief of Operations.

Lt. Eric A. Henderson has been pr...Read More

Posted on: September 13, 2016

East Patrol Launches Ice Cream Truck

Police ice cream truck stop

A DPD squadron vehicle has temporarily switched gears, allowing officers to hand out sweet treats through the end of Summer 2016.

The East Patrol Operation Division's ice cream truck is another way officers can interact with youth in the community. EPO...Read More