Flyers NCAA Tournament Run Costs Taxpayers Thousands In Police Protection

May 20, 2014

The costs of providing police protection during the University of Dayton men's basketball team's NCAA tournament run is in.

Dayton city officials say more than 57-thousand-dollars was spent on overtime for officers from 13 communities. 350 officers were called to clear streets of rowdy revelers after the Flyers won their first three games in the tournament. Police say the revelers tossed beer bottles, set off fireworks, set couches afire, got into fights and jumped up and down on cars.