Johns’ personnel records obtained by this newspaper on March 15 using Ohio public records law do not indicate any reason for his leave. City officials on March 28 said there are no documents related to any disciplinary action or investigation, nor any notice notifying Johns he was being placed on leave.
Johns was paid $119,787 last year, according to the I-Team Payroll project.
Johns is commander of investigations and administrative services, according to the city website. He oversees the violent crimes bureau, narcotics bureau, Dayton police academy and administrative offices.
Johns graduated from the Dayton police academy in 1992. He worked his way up from patrol officer to SWAT commander to being promoted commander of the narcotics bureau in 2011 and major in 2012. Johns is a Dayton native, according to the city website.
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