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Washington Township

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JEFF PAPANEK
DISTRICT COMMANDER

PHONE: (937) 433-0152 

EMAIL: papanekj@mcohiosheriff.org

The Washington Township substation is located In the Washington Township Government Center at 8200 McEwen Road, Dayton, Ohio 45458.  Police services are provided to the 26,000 plus residents of Washington Township through contract with the Montgomery County Sheriff's Office.

The deputies and supervisory personnel that staff the substation in Washington Township perform a variety of policing functions, including preventive patrol, traffic enforcement, criminal investigation, community education, Community Oriented Policing, and providing a School Resource Officer to the schools with in the township

The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office would like to hear from the community we serve.  Any questions, comments, or suggestions for improving the services provided by the staff at the Washington Township Substation are welcome.  Please feel free to telephone, write or e-mail Captain Jeff Papanek.

Patrol

Deputies from the Washington Township substation patrol Washington Township around the clock.  Uniformed deputies and sergeants make up the patrol component.  Patrol functions include responding to complaints and citizen calls for service, taking incident reports, conducting the initial investigation at crime scenes, traffic law enforcement and traffic crash investigation, and preventive patrol. 

Criminal Investigation

Detectives that are assigned to the Washington Township substation conduct follow-up investigations on property crimes, assaults, robbery, domestic violence, auto theft, missings and financial crimes.

Traffic Services

The motoring public has always been a concern in Washington Township.  The goal of Traffic Services is to educate the public on the connection between speed and other traffic law violations, and resultant traffic crashes.  As part of our educational program, volunteers operate the MPH Speed Display device.  This educational device serves to make drivers aware of their speed.  

The MPH Speed Display in use. 

If you are interested in volunteering as an operator of the MPH Speed Display and would like further information about it, call (937) 433-0152 and ask for the Traffic Services Deputy.

Community Oriented Policing/ Community Education

The Montgomery County Sheriff's Office is committed to the philosophy of Community Oriented Policing.  As part of that philosophy, we support community education and crime prevention in neighborhoods, schools, and businesses.  We believe that residents and business owners, must work in partnership with law enforcement to identify and address problems within the community and that the traditional role of law enforcement officers must be expanded to that of problem solver.