Community Relations

  1. 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.

  2. Citizens' Appeal Board Information (PDF)

    View a document containing Citizens' Appeal Board Information.

  3. Citizen Survey

    Fill out this survey to provide feedback to the department.

  4. Community Engagement Efforts

    Get to know your local law enforcement at one of the recurring community-police programs or events.

  5. Dayton Police Volunteers

    The Neighborhood Assistance Officers (NAO) program was established in 1970 as a volunteer group of private citizens assisting Dayton Police Officers.

  6. Illegal Noise

    The Dayton Police Department receives numerous noise complaints every year.

  7. Interacting With Police Officers

    Being stopped or approached by a Police Officer can be intimidating or unsettling.

  8. Listening Tour Questions & Answers

    See answers from the Police Department to questions asked at the 2016 Tabernacle Baptist Church Listening Tour.

  9. Police & Clergy Together

    The Police and Clergy Together (PACT) initiative partners Dayton's faith-based community with our Dayton Police Officers.

  10. Recruiting

    Locate the Police Department's online recruiting resource.

  11. Request a Ride Along

    Learn what it’s like to be a Dayton Police officer by requesting a ride along!

  12. "Use of Force" Explained

    Access an online resource that explains police officer "use of force" policies.