Department of Public Safety

Cleveland Police Chief Reads to William Patrick Day Head Start Center

On Tuesday, September 6, 2016, the City of Cleveland Chief of Police, Calvin D. Williams, prepares for International Literacy Day as he read out loud to preschool students attending their first day of school at William Patrick Day Head Start Center on Community College Avenue in Cleveland. Chief Williams read two books to the preschoolers, “If you Take a Mouse to School” by Laura Numeroff and “Llama Llama Red Pajama” by Anna Dewdney. September 8th is declared International Literacy Day by the United Nations.


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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