A proposed pilot program in Dayton could pioneer a new way of responding to some types of 911 calls for police service that involve lower-level disputes and conflict.
A consultant has recommended that Dayton hire, train and deploy new mediation center staff to respond to certain kinds of service calls that do not require an armed police officer.
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