Department of Public Safety

EMS Graduates 15 New EMTs and Paramedics

The City of Cleveland added 15 new emergency medical technicians (EMT) and paramedics to help serve neighborhood residents The new EMT staff is part of Mayor Frank G. Jackson’s effort to enhance the quality of life in Cleveland neighborhoods by maintaining staffing levels and reducing emergency response times.  “The people of Cleveland expect and deserve the best trained and equipped emergency medical personnel and this graduating class is reflective of the training they received,” said Mayor Jackson.

  • Mayor Jackson and Cleveland City Council Debut New State-of-the-Art Cleveland Kennel

    Mayor Frank G. Jackson; Cleveland City Council President Kevin J. Kelley; Councilmembers Matt Zone, Brian Kazy, Michael Polensek, Anthony Brancatelli and Phyllis Cleveland; supporters from Friends of the Cleveland Kennel; volunteers and residents celebrated the grand opening of the state-of-the-art City of Cleveland Kennel. The celebration included a ribbon cutting ceremony and public tours at the $7.3 million 9203 Detroit Avenue facility.

  • Proposed New Use of Force Policy and Share Feedback

    Clevelanders can learn about the Cleveland Police proposed new use of force policy, and share feedback with the Cleveland Division of Police and the Consent Decree process.

  • City of Cleveland 141st Cleveland Police Academy Graduation Speech

    Like the 37 police cadets of his class, Officer Ashondre Welch completed more than 1,000 hours of test-taking and training in the hope of becoming a Cleveland Police Officer. At the 141st Cleveland Police Academy Graduation, Welch took to the podium to share a powerful speech about the graduating class’ commitment to serve the city’s neighborhoods.

  • Plankton Fund Gives Dogs Second Chances

    The Plankton Fund was created in response to the heartworm positive dogs that come into the Cleveland Animal Care and Control (CACC) that have limited options due to the cost of heartworm treatment

  • Lost and Found Pet Listings

     Current lost and found pet listings for the City of Cleveland can be found on Petango. Those looking for lost pets are asked to NOT solely rely on this website. This site is simply one tool to assist owners when they can't visit the kennel. Otherwise, they are asked to come as often as possible, preferably daily but at least once every three business days. It is the owner's responsibility to come in person and look through the kennel.

  • View Adoptable Kennel Pets Online

    There are some great adoptable dogs at the Cleveland Kennel that would make wonderful additions to local families. Full details- including images, safer assessment results and some videos- can be seen by clicking on their pictures.

  • Animal Protection League Trap-Neuter-Return Program for Stray Cats and Kittens

    Feral and free-roaming cats are the largest contributors to the cat overpopulation crisis. Those caring for strays are invited to take advantage of APL services! For only $10 the program includes spay or neuter surgery, ear-tipping, rabies vaccination, and FVRCP vaccination. Humane traps are available for $5.

  • US DOJ Police Settlement Agreement Data Posted Online

    The United States Department of Justice and the City of Cleveland have entered into an agreement to create widespread reforms and changes within the Cleveland Division of Police. There will be broad data collection regarding many of CDP’s activities, including its use of force and stop and search practices, and public reporting of that data on this website.

  • Mass Notification System Provides Critical Information to Clevelanders, Visitors

    The City of Cleveland has announced the launch of a mass notification system that will provide critical emergency and non-emergency alerts to residents and visitors. The City encourages all residents, visitors, and businesses to sign up for the system known as CodeRED.

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.

 

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