Dayton Police host youth camp for families

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DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – The Dayton Police Department teamed up with the National Conference of Community Justice to hold a youth camp and dinner.

The goal was to bridge the gap in police-community relations in order to help build safer neighborhoods.

“We now have kids with allies in the police force. So that police officer who once may have been scary for a lot of the youth can now say that person is friendly, that person is a friend,” says Program Manager Lake Miller.

This is the eighth year for the event and the first held in West Dayton.

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