Frequently Asked Questions

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Can I volunteer with the Cleveland Police?

Yes- the Auxiliary Police program is a tremendous opportunity. In this program, trained unarmed auxiliary officers volunteer a minimum of 15 hours per month patrolling, assisting at special events and crime fairs, and working to improve the quality of life in our city’s neighborhoods. For more information, contact the Bureau of Community Policing at 216.623.5080.

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Police
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Safety

Last updated: 01/14/2019 - 1:29pm

Q1121
How does a victim of a misdemeanor crime (assault or petty theft) press charges?

The victim should report the crime to police. The officer will provide a report number which the victim can then take to the city prosecutor’s office. The city prosecutor will determine if charges can be filed. The prosecutor is located in the Justice Center, 1200 Ontario Street, Cleveland, Ohio on the 8th floor.

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Police
Category:
Safety

Last updated: 01/16/2019 - 9:08am

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I am a Cleveland school teacher. Who do I contact about having a police officer come to give a presentation to my class?

There are several education programs for children and youth. For complete information call the Bureau of Community Policing at 216.623.5080 and see the youth safety education page.

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Police
Category:
Safety

Last updated: 04/08/2015 - 7:49pm

Q1135
How can I find neighborhood crime statistics?

The Division of Police has a crime mapping tool page here.

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Police
Category:
Safety

Last updated: 01/14/2019 - 1:32pm

Q1136
What should I do if I see a crime being committed?

Call 9-1-1 in an emergency. Non-emergency issues can be reported by calling 216.621.1234. For more information, see the Police 911 and EMS 911 pages.

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Police
Category:
Safety

Last updated: 01/16/2019 - 9:12am

Q1213
Where can I get CPR training?

The Division of EMS offers CPR/AED training. Click here for details.
You can also find information about local classes given by the Red Cross here.

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Public Safety
Category:
Safety

Last updated: 04/08/2015 - 6:47pm

Q772
Are there safety and prevention programs available for children and youth?

There are programs available from the Divisions of Police, Fire and EMS. See the City's kids and youth safety education page here.

From:
Public Safety
Category:
Safety

Last updated: 04/08/2015 - 6:48pm

Q1217
Who is responsible for unsafe Cleveland public swimming pools or spas?

Report any unsafe conditions to the Division of Recreation at 216.664.2561.

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Public Works
Category:
Safety

Last updated: 03/02/2015 - 12:28pm

Q1064
A guardrail is needed on my street for safety reasons. Who do I call to get one installed? What if it needs repair?

Contact Engineering and Construction at 216.664.3425. For guardrail repair, call Street Operations at 216.664.2510.

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Public Works
Category:
Safety

Last updated: 03/02/2015 - 12:28pm

Q1194
I own a local supply company and would like to do business with the City. How can I find out what is up for bid?

On the city's website you can find Invitations to Bid (here), as well as Requests for Proposals (here).

From:
Finance
Category:
Vendor

Last updated: 04/08/2015 - 6:32pm

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