Danita Pettis has served with the Cincinnati Police Department for over 20 years. She is a Cincinnati native, a graduate of Walnut Hills Highschool and the University of Cincinnati.
She grew up in some of the more disadvantaged neighborhoods of Cincinnati-Winton Terrace and Avondale. There she cultivated her fight and desire for justice. She has undergone and overcome many trials, yet she continues on the mission of justice and equity. Danita currently serves as the 12th president of the Sentinel Police Association. She is continually growing herself and her members.