Contact our Department

  • Washington Township Substation 8190 McEwen Road 
  • Dayton, Ohio 45458 
  • Administration: (937) 433-0152 
  • Non-emergency: (937) 225-4357 


Community education efforts are directed at preventing crime and unsafe activities before they start. A community education officer works with residents and businesses while a school resource officer maintains a presence at every school in unincorporated Washington Township.

Did You Know?

A total of 23,630 crime prevention activities were conducted in 2017 by our local deputies.

Sheriff's deputies help prevent and address crime through high levels of community involvement and teamwork. In neighborhoods and parks, the most visible sign is police officers on bicycles. Neighborhood Watch and Business Watch programs are other effective tools. 

Citizens Academy

September - November 
The Citizens Academy offers a look into the values and philosophy of the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office. Many topics are covered, including SWAT, K9, crime scene investigation and use-of-force scenarios.

ID Theft BrochureIdentity Theft Education

The township and sheriff's office have taken a proactive approach to identity theft. Residents can dispose of sensitive documents and learn about identity theft. at Super Saturday events.


Education is the first step toward preventing crime. Officers are available to speak to community, church or business group on these and other topics:

To learn more about community education opportunities and to schedule a speaker, contact Deputy Jonathan Petry, community oriented policing officer, at 1-937-432-2758.

Keeping Kids Safe

Bullying Poster

This poster by seventh grader Koby Landen won first place in the anti-bullying contest coordinated by the school resource officer and Watts Middle School.

Every public and private school has a school resource officer available. Younger children receive in-school training about pedestrian safety, seatbelts, stranger awareness and Beggars Night safety. Older students receive information on topics such as good citizenship, substance abuse prevention, mediation skills and violence in society.


The Internet has opened up a world of information for anyone with a computer and a connection. Information on how to prepare and protect your child.

Drug Abuse Prevention

Parents can find information about teens and drug abuse prevention. Information at these websites: