Media Advisory: Grand Opening Ceremony for the Third District Police Headquarters & Communications Center

Friday, July 24, 2015

Commemorative Dedication Ceremony Will Take Place

CLEVELAND – On Sunday, July 26, 2015, at 1:00 p.m., Mayor Frank G. Jackson will be joined by Cleveland officials and community members in a ceremony to celebrate the newly constructed Third District Police Headquarters and Communications Center. The three-story, state-of-the-art 61,400-square-foot station on Chester Avenue near East 55th Street is an energy-efficient facility featuring local artwork and a community room for public meetings and events.

In remembrance of the City of Cleveland Third District Police Officers killed in the line of duty, the names of the police officers will be read and the flags will be lowered at the old station (10600 Chester Avenue) and raised at the new location (4501 Chester Avenue) during a commemorative ceremony. The community open house will be scheduled in the near future.

WHO: Mayor Frank G. Jackson
         City Council Jeff Johnson (Ward 10)
         Michael McGrath, Director of Public Safety
         Calvin D. Williams, Chief of Police

WHAT: Grand Opening Ceremony

WHEN: Sunday, July 26, 2015 at 1:00 p.m.

WHERE: Ceremony will begin at 10600 Chester Avenue and end at the new building at 4501 Chester Avenue.

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