WATCH: Trump recognizes Dayton Police at conference in Chicago

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CHICAGO (WDTN) – President Donald Trump honored the Dayton Police Department Monday while speaking at conference for the International Association of Chiefs of Police in Chicago.

According to a tweet from the police chief of Norwood, Mass., Trump “spontaneously” called Dayton Police Chief Richard Biehl to the stage to speak.

On Aug. 4, a gunman shot and killed nine people while injuring 27 others in the Oregon District. Dayton Police responded in under a minute to shoot and kill the shooter.

The president also signed an executive order establishing a commission on law enforcement and the administration of justice. According to the White House, the order provides for study on policing issues and best practices for recruiting and training.

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