The Hot Sheet

Motorcycles at the Cleveland Police Museum

By CPHS / 13 September 2021

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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Cleveland Air Police

By CPHS / 06 September 2021

The National Air Races began in 1920 and the first Pulitzer Trophy race was held at Cleveland Airport in 1929.  This event helped make the races a major American event…

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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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National Police Week

By CPHS / 17 May 2021

Police officers and the community they served have honored fallen officers since the earliest days of official police departments in the United States but it wasn’t until 1962 that a…

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Auxillary Police Officer Jeanette Kyle

By CPHS / 05 April 2021

The community and the Cleveland Police Museum lost a dear friend and supporter in February.  Jeanette Womack Kyle passed away on February 6, 2021 in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania.  Jeanette had been…

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Heroes Roll Call: Our March Heroes

By CPHS / 01 March 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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Heroes Roll Call: Our February Heroes

By CPHS / 01 February 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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Heroes Roll Call: Our January Heroes

By CPHS / 01 January 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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Cleveland Police Ambulance Service

By CPHS / 28 December 2020

The first emergency motor patrol wagon in Cleveland was purchased in May of 1911 and assigned to the 11th Precinct.  It was an 80-horsepower, four cylinder Peerless fitted with a…

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