Police FAQ's

Who do I complain to about a basketball hoop in the street?

Contact your local police station or call 216.621.1234.

From:
Police
Category:
Streets and Transportation

Last updated: 03/02/2015 - 12:28pm

Q1123
I need to get fingerprinted for employment. Can I get this done by the Police?

Currently, Cleveland’s Division of Police does not offer this service, but it can done through a private agency or by some suburban police departments.

From:
Police
Category:
Employment

Last updated: 03/02/2015 - 12:28pm

Q1111
Can anything be done about loud music coming from cars or homes?

Offensively loud music is against the law. The law defines loud music as“plainly audible to persons other than those who are in the room in which such device or instrument is played (683.01)”; or “plainly audible to persons other than the occupants of said vehicle (683.02)”. Police may warn or cite the offenders, and may confiscate the equipment.

From:
Police
Category:
Consumer Rights

Last updated: 03/02/2015 - 12:28pm

Q1114
How do I get a copy of an accident report?

Visit the Accident Record Section on the 3rd Floor of the Justice Center at 1300 Ontario St; Cleveland, OH 44113., Monday, Wednesday or Friday between 8 am and 3:30 pm. or call 216.623.5269 You must know the date and location of the accident. Copies cost five cents per page.

From:
Police
Category:
Traffic

Last updated: 03/02/2015 - 12:28pm

Q1103
If I get into a car accident do I have to go to the police station in the district where it occurred to file the report?

No, as long as the accident occurred in the city of Cleveland, you can go to any City police station to file a report.

From:
Police
Category:
Traffic

Last updated: 03/02/2015 - 12:28pm

Q1105
How can I add information to a police report that I previously filed?

Call 216.621.1234 or go to any City police station.

From:
Police
Category:
Traffic

Last updated: 03/02/2015 - 12:28pm

Q1106
Where do I get a copy of an accident or police report?

You can get an accident report online here or a police report in person on the 3rd Floor of 1300 Ontario St-Monday, Wednesday and Friday, from 8 am to 3:30 pm. Copies are five cents per page.

From:
Police
Category:
Traffic

Last updated: 03/02/2015 - 12:28pm

Q1107
How do I pay a red light; fixed pole or mobile camera citation?

There are several ways to pay these tickets:

  • Pay by phone: 216.664.4744
  • Pay online
  • Pay by mail. If you don’t have a payment envelope, mail your payment to:
    City of Cleveland Parking Violations Bureau
    P.O.Box 99939
    Cleveland, OH 44199-0939
  • Pay in person at:
    The Parking Violations Bureau
    Cleveland Police Headquarters, First Floor
    1300 Ontario St
    Cleveland, OH 44113
From:
Police
Category:
Traffic

Last updated: 03/02/2015 - 12:28pm

Q1118
How do I post a bond?

Call the Clerk of Courts office at 216.664.4790 or go to the 3 rd Floor of the Justice Center at 1300 Ontario St.

From:
Police
Category:
Law

Last updated: 03/02/2015 - 12:28pm

Q1108
How do I find out if I have a warrant?

Call the Clerk of Courts office at 216.664.4790, or go to the Police Warrant and Suspect Unit at 1300 Ontario St with a valid ID.

From:
Police
Category:
Law

Last updated: 03/02/2015 - 12:28pm

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