Dayton street dedicated to Detective Jorge Del Rio

Miami Valley News

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) – A street in Dayton will be dedicated Thursday to a fallen Dayton Police detective.

The Dayton Police Department said a ceremony will be held at 10 a.m. to dedicate a section of Monument Avenue to Detective Jorge Del Rio. Street signs for “Detective Jorge Del Rio Way” will be installed at the corners of Monument Avenue/Patterson Boulevard and Monument Avenue/Main Street.

Detective Del Rio was killed in the line of duty in 2019. He was serving a drug-related search warrant at a home on the 1400 block of Ruskin Road when he was shot. He died three days later.

The right lane of Monument Avenue will be closed to provide additional parking for the ceremony.

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