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Kids & Youth Safety Education

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EMS Community Education

Fire Safety Education (Speaker's Bureau)

Eddie Eagle Gun Safety Program

Drug Abuse Resistance Education: DARE

Seat Belt Safety/Bicycle Safety

Child Accident Prevention Program (CAPP)

Gang Resistance Education and Training (GREAT)

Law Enforcement Explorer Program

What to Do When You are Pulled Over by the Police

Tours of Police Headquarters and Police Museum

Police Community Presentations and Information


EMS Community Education

English/Spanish: 216.664.6010 - Weekdays 8 am to 5 pm - Send Email

Career Day/Special Event Registration Form

The Community Education and Training Section participates in career days, and provides speakers to local groups and organizations including private businesses. These services are available at no cost to the public and to private organizations.


Fire Public Education Unit (Speaker's Bureau)

216.664.6386 - Weekdays 8 am to 5 pm - F: 216.664.6816 - 1645 Superior Ave.

Cleveland firefighters provide fire education speakers for schools, day care centers, senior centers, and employers and also appear at career days. In addition, firefighters with fire apparatus, including engines, hook & ladders and the Smoke House make appearances at community and school events. The 32 foot Smoke House is a mobile version of a home which uses non-toxic smoke and an alarm system to teach children how to escape a home fire.



Eddie Eagle Gun Safety Program

216.623.5080 - Weekdays 8 am to 5 pm

Cleveland Police Officers present a video and teach elementary school age students about the dangers of firearms and what to do if they find a gun.


Drug Abuse Resistance Education: D.A.R.E.

 216.623.3328 - Weekdays 8 am to 5 pm - website

This program, offered to 5 th graders, is presented by uniformed Police Officers in all CMSD and several parochial elementary schools. Approximately 1600 Cleveland children attend D.A.R.E. classes annually. This series of classroom lessons teaches children how to resist peer pressure and live productive drug and violence-free lives.


Seat Belt Safety/Bicycle Safety

216.623.5080 - Weekdays 8 am to 5 pm

Police Officers present a video of crash-test dummies “Vince and Larry” to teach third grade students about the importance of wearing seat belts and bicycle helmets.


Child Accident Prevention Program (CAPP)

CAPP Flyer

216.623.5080 - Weekdays 8 am to 5 pm

This program for children aged 4-7 teaches traffic and home safety tips including calling 911, fire safety, and poison, bicycle and pedestrian safety. Cleveland Recreation Centers offer the program during the summer.


Gang Resistance Education and Training (G.R.E.A.T.)

216.623.3330 - Weekdays 8 am to 5 pm - website

This program for 4th and 7th graders covers topics such as resisting peer pressure, resolving conflicts, and understanding the impact of gangs and gang violence.

GREAT is taught in all Cleveland Metropolitan Schools and several parochial middle schools, with approximately 1600 students attending classes annually.


Law Enforcement Explorer Program

216.623.3324 - Weekdays 8 am to 5 pm - website

This cooperative effort with the Boy Scouts of America is directed towards young men and women who have completed the eight grade, are at least 14 years old (but under 21), and are interested in law enforcement careers.

Exploring offers experiential learning with lots of fun-filled, hands-on activities that promote the growth and development of adolescent youth.


What To Do When You are Stopped by The Police

216.623.5080 - Weekdays 8 am to 5 pm

This program includes a seminar that addresses police-resident interaction and is geared primarily towards young adults.


Tours of Police Headquarters and Police Museum

216.623.5080 - Weekdays 8 am to 5 pm

Upon request, interested organizations may schedule tours of various units which include Police presentations.


Police Community Presentations and Information

216.623.5080 - Weekdays 8 am to 5 pm

Officers are available to distribute information and ensure positive police/resident interaction at community events including children/youth events, festivals, block/street clubs, and crime prevention fairs.


Cleveland City Hall
601 Lakeside Ave
Cleveland, Ohio 44114
Weekdays 8am-5pm

P: 216.664.2000
Relay Service: 711
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We are committed to improving the quality of life in the City of Cleveland by strengthening our neighborhoods, delivering superior services, embracing the diversity of our citizens, and making Cleveland a desirable, safe city in which to live, work, raise a family, shop, study, play and grow old.


– City of Cleveland