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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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Cleveland Police Training: 1914-1954

By CPHS / 10 May 2021

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:…

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