Photo Enforcement Program

The goal of the photo enforcement program is to reduce crashes, fatalities and protect our residents and visitors from aggressive and dangerous drivers.


The Police Department has five fixed site photo enforcement locations that monitor either speed or red light violations at various locations throughout the city. 

  • 3300 Block of North Main Street at Ashwood Avenue NB: Speed Enforced
  • 1200 Block of North Gettysburg Avenue near Fairbanks Avenue NB & SB: Speed Enforced
  • 100 Block of South Keowee Street near East Fourth Street NB & SB: Speed Enforced
  • South Smithville Road SB at Linden Avenue: Red Light Enforced
  • Linden Avenue WB at South Smithville Road: Red Light Enforced
  • West Third Street EB & WB at North James H. McGee Boulevard: Red Light Enforced
  • North James H. McGee Boulevard SB at West Third Street: Red Light Enforced


The Police Department utilizes mobile speed trailer units at various locations in the city.  Here are the current locations of those trailers:  

  • 900 block of Wilmington Avenue at Bellaire Avenue NB & SB
  • 1900-2000 block of West Third Street
  • 2600 block of Wayne Avenue

PHOTO ENFORCEMENT hand held devices

Dayton Police Officers can also utilize hand held speed monitoring camera units to respond to areas where speed is a safety issue or where we have received citizen complaints about dangerous driving. 

optotraffic and payment information

If you received a photo enforcement notice in the mail regarding a speed or red light violation, payment is made through Optotraffic.

Optotraffic Phone Number: 1-866-931-3632
Optotraffic Payment Website:
You will need:
Notice Number and PIN (found on Notice)

Walk In Location:
Talbott Tower, 118 W. First St. Suite #2, Dayton, Ohio 45402 
Hours of Operation: Monday-Friday 8:30am – 1:30pm and 2:00pm – 4:00pm

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