The Hot Sheet


By CPHS / 21 July 2019

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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Murphy Box

The Murphy Call Box

By CPHS / 14 July 2019

Jeremiah “Jerry” Murphy, previously employed by the Cleveland Telephone Company, was hired as a lineman in 1887 for the Cleveland Police Department.  He invented a small communication system named after…

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1973 AMC Ambassador Patrol Car

By CPHS / 22 June 2019

In April of 1973, Chief Gerald Rademaker implemented a new crime fighting unit called the Impact Task Force.  Consisting of 120 seasoned veteran officers, the Impact Unit “…will provide an…

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1974 Bomb Disposal Robot – “Leroy”

By CPHS / 21 June 2019

The Cleveland Police Bomb Squad deployed it’s 1974 Wheelbarrow RCV Bomb Disposal Robot for many missions of bomb recovery and disposal.  This unit was originally designed and manufactured in England…

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Vintage Police Vehicle Show 2019

By CPHS / 19 June 2019

Don’t miss out on your chance to see amazing vintage police vehicles at our annual show this Saturday, June 22 from 10am – 3pm at the Justice Center Plaza, 1300…

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Motorcycles at the Cleveland Police Museum

By CPHS / 16 June 2019

In 1910, motorcycles were added to the Cleveland Police Department fleet to help officers cope more efficiently with traffic and emergency situations. Over the years, those early motorcycles were replaced…

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