The Hot Sheet

Police Buildings: Fourth Precinct, ca. 1896

12 October 2020

In January of 1883 the Cleveland Police Department went through a major reorganization, surpassed only by the enactment of the Metropolitan Police Act in 1866.  Precinct boundaries and the numbering…

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Women in the CPD

06 October 2020

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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2019 Police Week Events

06 October 2020

Join the Cleveland Police Museum in celebrating our men and women in blue and honoring the memory of the Cleveland officers who gave their lives in service to our community…

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“The Little Lost Girl” Painting

23 September 2020

The painting of a policeman guiding and protecting a small girl has graced the walls of the Cleveland Police Department, and now the Cleveland Police Museum, for many years. Many…

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Heroes Roll Call: Our August Heroes

03 August 2020

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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Communications: The Radio Room

27 July 2020

The Cleveland Police Department installed a new communication system at Central Station in 1929. The radio was designed by Ralph C. Folkman and using the call letters WRBH, the station…

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