Coronavirus: Dayton police cancel events, suspend activities due to virus concerns

A Dayton police lieutenant’s lawsuit against the city has been dismissed after a federal judge ruled that the highest-ranking black woman in the Dayton Police Department failed to provide direct evidence she experienced race or sex discrimination. STAFF
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A Dayton police lieutenant’s lawsuit against the city has been dismissed after a federal judge ruled that the highest-ranking black woman in the Dayton Police Department failed to provide direct evidence she experienced race or sex discrimination. STAFF

The Dayton Police Department has announced that it will be canceling or suspending a number of activities while the City of Dayton is under a Declaration of Emergency.

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In a release, the police department said that it was canceling all community engagement events, including community meetings, events, and department-sponsored training, and canceled all ride-alongs.

It also said that its volunteer Neighborhood Assistance Officers would not report for duty, and that officers would not be present at neighborhood association meetings.

These changes are scheduled to last through April 15.

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