Cleveland Police Training: 1954 to 1974
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…Read More
Cleveland Police Training: 1914-1954
The first official Cleveland Police training school was established in 1914 by Safety Director Alfred A. Benesch. Dubbed Benesch University by the Cleveland Plain Dealer, the Director described the school:…Read More
Police Training: You’re Under Arrest, 1930s style!
Beginning in 1937, Safety Director Eliot Ness established the first formal Cleveland Police Training Academy patterned after the training facility run by the Federal Bureau of Investigation in Washington, DC. …Read More