Department of Public Safety

Citizens Police Academy Graduates Receive Recognition

Committed to improving the quality of life in Cleveland neighborhoods, three participants who completed the Citizens Police Academy training course were presented with certificates. Mayor Frank G. Jackson, Director of Public Safety Michael McGrath, Chief of Police Calvin Williams and Commander, Bureau of Community Policing Johnny Johnson congratulated and recognized graduates at the Citizens Police Academy Graduation Ceremony held in the Red Room at Cleveland City Hall. The Citizens Police Academy is a detailed seven week informational course allowing citizens, committed to maintaining safe and enjoyable neighborhoods, to receive first-hand knowledge and training on proper community policing techniques.


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.


Public Notice: Examination for Entry Level Patrol Officers Posted

The Civil Service Commission of Cleveland, Ohio has posted information regarding an examination to create an eligible list for Entry Level Patrol Officer positions. Information regarding qualifications and testing is currently available on the NEOGOV website and thePolice tab of the Public Safety careers page of the City of Cleveland web site. Applicants can apply for testing until 10/14/2016. More>>


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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