Traffic Services

Contact our Department

  • Washington Township Substation 8190 McEwen Road 
  • Washington Township, Ohio 45458 
  • Administration: (937) 432-2777 
  • Non-emergency: (937) 225-4357 

The Washington Township Substation promotes traffic safety through enforcement, deterrence and education. A traffic officer is trained to respond to the scene of vehicular accidents and to provide thorough accident reconstruction reports.

Traffic citation and traffic court information - Available through Kettering Municipal Court.

Traffic accident reports - Available by contacting the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office Records Division or calling 937-225-4096 .

Traffic Enforcement

OVI Checkpoints - Conducted several times per year at varying locations, OVI checkpoints identify drivers who are operating a vehicle while intoxicated.

Checkpoints take place on roads that have experienced a high occurrence of alcohol-related crashes, deaths or arrests. Funding comes from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

Motorcycle - The township's motorcycle improves traffic enforcement with its low profile, while its size andtraffic services maneuverability enable it to respond quickly to traffic accidents where vehicles block the scene. The motorcycle also helps connect police to the community by making the officer riding it more approachable. 

Speed Enforcement

Speed Board - When residents express a concern about speeders on their streets, the MCSO substation positions a trailer with a speed board in the neighborhood. The speed board monitors vehicle speed and serves as a friendly reminder for motorists.

Civilian Volunteer Program - Civilian volunteers assist with directing traffic around crash scenes and with blocking off roads for downed trees, power lines and major crashes. They also position the speed board in neighborhoods and help with vehicle counts at OVI checkpoints. 

High-Visibility Enforcement - Officers work overtime on traffic enforcement during holidays to help make sure that travel is safe. A grant from the Ohio Traffic Safety Office pays the overtime for officers to provide this High-Visibility Enforcement.

Child Safety

Child Safety Seat Inspections - Inspections are provided through a coalition of police and fire agencies. To schedule a time to have your child safety seat inspected, call the Fire Department at 937-433-3083 . Periodic Super Service Saturday events also offer safety seat inspections by appointment or on a drop-in basis..

Seatbelt Program - Sheriff's deputies take their program about seat belt safety to every third grader in Centerville/Washington Township.

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National Mobilizations

Click It or Ticket - Deputies focus on seat belt safety for two weeks each May, targeting drivers and occupants who are riding unrestrained. This national program includes banners and yard signs reminding motorists to buckle up.

Drunk Driving. Over the Limit. Under Arrest - From late August through Labor Day, deputies participate in special enforcement activities for drunk driving and in a public education campaign that includes public service announcements and other reminders.