The Hot Sheet

Cleveland Police Training: 1954 to 1974

By CPHS / 02 August 2021

Formal training for Cleveland Police Officers can be traced back to 1914, when the first “police school” was established at the Eighth Precinct Headquarters.  Part One of this series describes…

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Heroes Roll Call: Our August Heroes

By CPHS / 01 August 2021

The Cleveland Police Museum in honored to tell the stories of our Fallen Officers on the anniversaries of their End of Watch. These officers made the ultimate sacrifice while protecting…

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WE MUST NEVER FORGET

By CPHS / 22 July 2021

On July 23rd, 1968, three Cleveland Police Officers and one civilian “Good Samaritan” gave their lives protecting the residents of Cleveland.  Twelve other Officers and a Police Tow Truck Driver…

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Traffic Unit: The Corner Men, Part 4

By CPHS / 19 July 2021

In 1921 the Cleveland Plain Dealer introduced to their readers the Cleveland Police Officers assigned the difficult task of directing vehicular and pedestrian traffic in the city each day.  They…

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The Cleveland Police Tow Unit

By CPHS / 12 July 2021

How It Started: A History Of Towing And Tow Trucks Desperate times call for desperate measures. The year was 1916. Ernest Holmes, a mechanic from Chattanooga, Tennessee, had to face…

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Heroes Roll Call: Our July Heroes

By CPHS / 01 July 2021

The Cleveland Police Museum in honored to tell the stories of our Fallen Officers on the anniversaries of their End of Watch. These officers made the ultimate sacrifice while protecting…

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