The Hot Sheet

Third District Headquarters: 1938 to today

24 January 2022

When Eliot Ness reorganized the police department in 1938, he transitioned the force from what had been eighteen precincts into five, larger districts, which were further divided into 32 zones.…

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Traffic Unit: The Corner Men, Part 7

10 January 2022

In 1921 the Cleveland Plain Dealer introduced to their readers the Cleveland Police Officers assigned the difficult task of directing vehicular and pedestrian traffic in the city each day.  They…

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Traffic Unit: The Corner Men, Part 6

19 November 2021

In 1921 the Cleveland Plain Dealer introduced to their readers the Cleveland Police Officers assigned the difficult task of directing vehicular and pedestrian traffic in the city each day.  They…

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First District, 3895 W 130th St, 1973-present

27 September 2021

When Eliot Ness reorganized the police department in 1938, he transitioned the force from what were then eighteen precincts into five, larger districts which were further divided into 32 zones.  …

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