Department of Public Safety

Cleveland Division of Fire Hosts Safety Event and Ice Cream Social

The Cleveland Division of Fire hosted a Public Safety Event and Ice Cream Social at Fire Station Number 39 on Lorain Avenue. The Cleveland Division of Fire Firefighters canvassed the neighborhood on the Department’s Utility Vehicles and passed out free Smoke Alarm and open house information. Residents had an opportunity to receive free blood pressure monitoring checked by a team member of Cleveland’s Emergency Medical Service (EMS) and tour the fire station. In addition, attendees also met some animals from the Cleveland Animal Care and Control kennel who are in search of new homes, and enjoyed a few scoops of delicious ice cream.


Public Notice: Examination for Patrol Officer Eligibility List Posted

The Civil Service Commission of Cleveland, Ohio has posted information regarding an open competitive examination for Patrol Officer (Lateral) positions. Application may be made electronically or by submitting a paper application in person in the offices of the Civil Service Commission utilizing designated forms. -More


Selection Panel Issues Community Police Commission Application Form

Applications will be used by the panel to determine recommendations for appointing ten individuals to serve on the inaugural Community Police Commission, as provided in the City's Charter. Applications are available online. Completed applications must be received or postmarked by August 6, 2015. Appointments to the Commission will be announced in early September. -More


About The Department of Public Safety

The Cleveland Department of Public Safety strives to meet its objectives by providing efficient and effective service, establishing public trust through the development of strong partnerships within the community, and by focusing on public safety and improving the quality of life in Cleveland neighborhoods.

In addition to Police, Fire and Emergency Medical Services (EMS), the Department includes Animal Control Services; Corrections; the Offices of Professional Standards (OPS), Emergency Management (OEM), and Information Technology specific to Public Safety (OIT); Grant Management; the Medical Unit and Civilian Police Review Board; and additional Public Safety Administration functions to support the Department. The Public Safety Administration oversees all activities of the Department, develops policies and plans, coordinates personnel administration, assures fiscal responsibility, and acts as a liaison between the various divisions of Public Safety and City Council.


Cleveland Neighborhood Crime Statistics

This link gives community members access to neighborhood crime data from the Cleveland Police Record Management System database, in near-real time. Users can make informed decisions to help improve the safety of their families, friends, property and community. There is no charge for this service.

The Cleveland Division of Police strives to empower those who live and work in the community by putting crime data in the hands of those who care about it most- the public.

See GIS Crime Map Data 

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