Mayor Frank G. Jackson administered the oath of office at the Division of Emergency Medical Service (EMS) graduation ceremony for the 2016 EMS Cadet Class held in Cleveland City Council Chambers. Six Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) and nine Paramedics from the EMT Training Academy were sworn-in and pledged to provide advanced out-of-hospital medical care. The graduating cadets will provide exemplary pre-hospital care in a professional and timely manner to the citizens and visitors of Cleveland.
Special remarks were provided by Matt Zone, Cleveland City Councilman (Ward 15) and Public Safety Council Chairman; Michael McGrath, Director of Public Safety; and, Dr. Thomas Collins, Public Safety Medical Director. Nicole Carlton, Commissioner, EMS, gave welcoming remarks to all attendees at the ceremony. Additionally, family and friends were also in attendance to share in this special occasion.