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The Dayton Police Department is a law enforcement agency located in Tennessee. The department is responsible for enforcing the laws in a fair and impartial manner and providing the resident’s public services. The department is made up of investigators, command staff, patrolmen and K9 officers.

The overall crime rate in Dayton is 18% higher than the national average. Violent crime rate in Dayton is 29% lower than the national average. The resident’s of Dayton have a 1 in 35 chance of becoming a victim of a crime. Dayton is statistically safer than 33% of all cities in the United States and safer than 45% of all cities in Tennessee.

The annual crime rate in Dayton per 100,000 people was 2,929 in the year 2020. Of the 2,929 crimes committed, there were approximately 27 rapes, 243 assaults, 459 burglaries, 2,105.8 thefts and 94.5 vehicle thefts. Dayton is rated “C” in public safety.

Chris Sneed, Chief of Police

Dayton Police Department
1191 South Market Street
PO Box 226
Dayton, TN 37321
Phone: 423-775-8403
Central Dispatch: 423-775-3876
Fax: 423-775-8437
Office Hours: Monday through Friday, 8am to 5 pm

Population Served: 7,000
Number of Officers: 18

Dayton, Tennessee Information

Dayton is located in and the county seat of Rhea County, Tennessee. The city covers a total of 8.035 square miles and has a population of 7,344. The “Dayton Urban Cluster” which includes developed areas adjacent to the city has a population of 10,170. The city was incorporated in 1903. There are currently 91 registered sex offenders residing in Dayton.

Dayton operates under a council-manager form of government. Five council members are elected then the members elect a mayor and a city manager.The current mayor is Hurley Marsh.

Contact Mayor Marsh
Phone: 423-775-1817

Record Requests and Mugshots in Dayton, Tennessee

Public records are available through the Dayton City Recorder’s Office. Record requests can be submitted in person or by mail. Record requests must be submitted by a Tennessee resident. The recorder has 7 business days to provide the records, deny the request, or give a time estimate on retrieval of the documents.

Michelle Horton, City Recorder
399 1st Ave
PO Box 226
Dayton, TN 37321

Police records are available through the Dayton Police Department. Record requests must be submitted in person during normal business hours. The contact person for the records division is Rusty Rogers.

All persons arrested by the Dayton Police Department are transported to and housed in the Rhea County Jail. The Rhea County Jail updates their inmate roster every 24 hours. All inmates currently housed at the facility will be listed on the roster. The inmate’s name, inmate number, booking date, mugshot, charges and court information will be accessible. Inmate records are available through the jail.

County Sheriff, Warrant, Most Wanted Information in Dayton, Tennessee

The Rhea County Sheriff’s Office is a law enforcement agency located in Dayton, Tennessee. The office is responsible for providing law enforcement, overseeing the County Jail, serving warrants and civil processes and securing the courts.

The office does not currently have a public warrant search or most wanted list. Information regarding active warrants are only provided in person.

Rhea County Sheriff’s Office
7800 Rhea County Hwy
Dayton, TN 37321
Phone: 423-775-2442

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