Department of Public Safety

Mayor Jackson Swears-in 135th Cleveland Police Academy Graduates

Mayor Frank G. Jackson’s efforts to reduce violence in Cleveland continue with administering the oath of office to 42 police cadets at the 135th Police Academy Graduation Ceremony held in City Council Chambers on Lakeside Avenue. This will increase the number of officers devoted to fighting crime on the City’s streets.


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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