The Hot Sheet

Cleveland’s Police Matrons

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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Cleveland’s First Mounted Policewoman

29 March 2020

Cleveland’s first Mounted Policewoman was assigned to duty by Park Commissioner Fred S. Alber on May 27th, 1914. As reported in the Cleveland Plain Dealer, “Miss Pearl E. Kray, the…

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Happy St. Patrick’s Day

16 March 2020

Soooo this horse walks into a bar………..Here we have Cleveland Police Officer Margaret Doran #1202 and her partner Murphy’s Law visiting with revelers at The Public House, 17219 Lorain Avenue.…

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The First Mr. Jingeling

18 December 2019

Did you know that the very first Mr. Jingeling was a Cleveland Police Officer? Seems that back in the day, many of the department stores in downtown Cleveland used Police…

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S.W.A.T

27 September 2019

Special Weapons and Tactics Unit Celebrating Forty Years of Service The Cleveland Police Department’s Special Weapons and Tactics Unit (SWAT) is widely recognized as one of the most experienced and…

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WE MUST NEVER FORGET

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

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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