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    B of I Changes

    While the 1970's brought about changes in the nature and scope of the Bureau of Identification and Crime Lab, the Detective Bureau similarly experienced transformation. In 1975, with the promotion of Captain Gil Thurman to the rank of "major," the "Investigative Bureau" expanded. The new "Investigations Division" split into two distinct bureaus ...   Read More...

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    The 1913 Great Dayton Flood

    The 1913 Great Dayton Flood - 103 years ago the icy, turbulently flowing river overwhelmed the levees. Overwhelmed as well was a police force that had been significantly reduced in size three months earlier. In addition to deficiencies in manpower, the locations of Dayton's police facilities were problematic.   Read More...