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    1966 West Dayton Riots

    50 Years ago today, the city and its police force experienced the third day of rioting in West Dayton, a riot that began on September 1, 1966.  This was a major incident in local law enforcement history and the third time in which the military had to be called in to assist officers in protecting the community (1913 and 1948 the other two).  The Dayton Daily News will begin a three-part series in the Sunday print edition called "Lasting Scars: The 1966 West Dayton riot."  ...  Read More...