Lt. Daniel Hanlon (right) stands guard with Dayton Police Chief D.L. Conley during a class change at Wilbur S. Pence Middle School on Thursday. Since the Newtown shootings, the Dayton P.D. has had officers at Pence throughout the school day. But that has stretched the department’s manpower to its limits, a situation Conley hopes to alleviate by hiring another officer. (Photos by Michael Reilly)
Hanlon high-fives students M.J. Dandridge (right) and Channing Crouch at Pence last week.