Department of Public Safety

"Let’s Chill Together" Contest Winners Have Brunch with Mayor Jackson

Winners of the Let’s Chill Together contest – a promotion of the ice cream truck manned by Cleveland Police officers for kids at city parks and pools – had lunch Saturday, Oct. 28 with Mayor Frank G. Jackson and Police Chief Calvin Williams. Also in attendance were Chief Duane Deskins, Chief Valarie McCall and other City Hall staff. The ice cream truck was part of a community engagement effort to build positive relationships between kids and cops in their communities.


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.



Police Seek Public Feedback on Proposed Bias-Free Policing Policies

The Consent Decree requires a bias-free policing policy that incorporates previous recommendations developed by the Commission, and clear guidance to officers that biased policing, including detaining a motorist or pedestrian based solely on racial stereotypes, is prohibited. Feedback from the community is now being sought. -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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