The Hot Sheet

Women in the CPD

By CPHS / 08 March 2021

Women have a long and honorable history of service in the Cleveland Police Department. That service began in 1893 when the Chief Henry Hoehn established the Police Matron’s Service. The…

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Cleveland’s Police Matrons

By CPHS / 30 March 2020

A May 22, 1887 article in the Plain Dealer stated that “every woman arrested should be taken to the central station. She should be given into the hands of the…

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Women in the CPD

By CPHS / 20 May 2019

Women have a long and honorable history of service in the Cleveland Police Department. That service began in 1893 when the Chief Henry Hoehn established the Police Matron’s Service. The…

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