Department of Public Safety

Cleveland Hosts Successful Convention

Hosting the Republican National Convention (RNC) in the City of Cleveland was a huge success. On Friday, July 22, 2016, Mayor Frank G. Jackson and Police Chief Calvin D. Williams provided the media with a final overview of actions that transpired in the event zone as it related to the Republican National Convention (RNC).  Mayor Jackson and Chief Williams gave many thanks to all Cleveland employees from Officers to Public Works and everyone in-between, as well as partner organizations and agencies, local businesses, visitors and the community for their overwhelming support this week. 


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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