Dayton police officers and CARE House representatives planted a pinwheel garden in recognition of National Child Abuse Prevention Month.
The blue pinwheel garden was planted in front of the Dayton Police Department’s Safety Building at 335 W. Third St.
“April every year is designated as [National Child Abuse Prevention Month] for police departments and social workers around the nation,” Sgt. Justin Poe said. “So, it’s not just a local thing. It’s a nationwide thing we participate in.”
Poe and other members of the department’s Special Victims Unit made the garden with CARE House, a child advocacy group that serves families and victims of abuse.