A Police Sergeant directly supervises sworn and civilian police employees and carries out responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.
Graduation from high school (or G.E.D.).
Must have 5 years of accredited service in the Dayton Police Department as of the examination date.
Must be OPOTA certified at time of promotion and maintain thereafter as a term and condition of continued employment.
Must possess a valid driver's license at time of appointment and maintain thereafter as a term and condition of continued employment.
Applicants wishing to receive educational credit should indicate their post-secondary degree in the school section of the application. Degree must be from a college or university that is accredited by the U.S. Department of Education through the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools Higher Learning Commission or equivalent region.
Applicants must also provide documentation of education to the Director and Chief of Police or his designee by the date of examination (November 5, 2019) in order to receive education credit.
Must currently be a Police Officer with the Dayton Police Department.
Examination dates and times are subject to change. Calculators will be provided for the Civil Service examination. Applicants MUST indicate all necessary employment dates, experience, training, or any other requirements as stated in the Exam Announcement on their application to be considered for admittance to the examination process.
Principle Sources of Study Material
Agreement - The City of Dayton, Ohio and The Dayton Public Service Union Local
No. 101, A.F.S.C.M.E. Ohio Council 8 (November 1, 2017 through October 31,
- Fraternal Order of Police, John C. Post Lodge No. 44, Police Officers Unit
and the City of Dayton, Ohio (January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2020).
- Fraternal Order of Police, John C. Post Lodge No. 44, Supervisors' Unit and
the City of Dayton, Ohio (January 1, 2018 through December 31, 2020).
Dayton Personnel Policies and Procedures Manual (with revisions prior to July 31,
Dayton Civil Service Board Rules and Regulations (including Policies 1 - 13)
(with revisions through February 2018).
Conduct - Dayton Police Department (with revisions prior to July 31, 2019).
Procedure - Dayton Police Department (with revisions prior to July 31, 2019).
Academy Training Bulletins (2016 through December 2018).
Search and Seizure Handbook, Fourth Edition and 2015 State Case Summaries by
John A. Stephen (http://www.blue360media.com/officer-s-search-and-seizure-handbook-fourth-edition-and-2015-state-case-summaries.html).
an Exemplary Peace Officer: The Guide to Ethical Decision Making by Michael
Innovation: Contrasting Perspectives (Cambridge Studies in Criminology) - by
Weisburd and Braga (2006), Chapters 1 - 13.
to Great" Policing: Application of Business Management Practices in the
Public Sector by Chuck Wexler, Mary Ann Wycoff, and Craig Fisher.
Supervision of Police Personnel, 7th Edition, by Nathan
F. Iannone, Marvin Iannone and Jeff Bernstein (2009).