Public Safety FAQ's

What should I do if I see a crime being committed?

Call 9-1-1 in an emergency. Non-emergency issues can be reported by calling 216.621.1234. For more information, see the Police 911 and EMS 911 pages.

From:
Police
Category:
Safety

Last updated: 01/16/2019 - 9:12am

Q1213
Where can I get CPR training?

The Division of EMS offers CPR/AED training. Click here for details.
You can also find information about local classes given by the Red Cross here.

From:
Public Safety
Category:
Safety

Last updated: 04/08/2015 - 6:47pm

Q772
Are there safety and prevention programs available for children and youth?

There are programs available from the Divisions of Police, Fire and EMS. See the City's kids and youth safety education page here.

From:
Public Safety
Category:
Safety

Last updated: 04/08/2015 - 6:48pm

Q1217
What are some specific things I can tell my child to help keep them safe online?

-Never arrange a face-to-face meeting with someone they met on-line
-Never post their photo on the Internet or on-line service to people they do not personally know
-Never give out identifying information (name, home address, school name, or telephone number)
-Never download pictures from an unknown source- there is a good chance there could be sexually explicit images
-Never respond to messages or bulletin board postings that are suggestive, obscene, belligerent, or harassing
-Whatever they are told on-line may or may not be true

From:
Public Safety
Category:
Internet Safety for Kids

Last updated: 03/02/2015 - 12:28pm

Q1066
How can I become a Cleveland Police officer?

You must complete these steps:

  • pass a written exam, physical agility test, and drug screening
  • undergo background, psychological and medical evaluations
  • If selected, you begin intensive training lasting 26 weeks, during which you must maintain a grade of 70% or higher

For more information call 216.623.3327 or 216.623.5135, and see the safety careers page.

From:
Police
Category:
Police Recruitment

Last updated: 05/10/2016 - 4:05pm

Q1120
Does the Division of Police offer internships?

The Division of Police offers a limited number of internships per year, however, all 2009 internship positions are filled.

From:
Police
Category:
Police Recruitment

Last updated: 03/02/2015 - 12:28pm

Q1343
I think my car was towed by the police. What do I do now?

Contact the Cleveland Police Impound Unit at (216) 623-5079. If the police did tow your vehicle, you will be required to bring documentation and payment with you in order for your car to be released.

From:
Police
Category:
Parking Tickets and Towing

Last updated: 07/14/2016 - 9:07am

Q875
Is paying to park at meters always required, or is holiday parking free?

Per Ordinance nos. 453.01 and 403.04b regarding Parking Regulations in Parking Meter Zones, there is free parking on New Year's Day, Memorial Day, Independence Day, Labor Day, Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, Martin Luther King Day and and the days after Thanksgiving and Christmas. 

It is important to note that the Department of Safety could override free parking if there is a special event, a snow ban, etc.

From:
Public Safety
Category:
Parking Tickets and Towing

Last updated: 11/22/2017 - 10:55am

Q12221
What should I do if an animal bites me?

Thoroughly clean the wound by washing with soap and tap water as soon as possible. Seek immediate medical attention and/or contact your family physician. Report the animal bite to the Division of Kennels at 216.664.3069 with the following information:

  • Name of Animal Owner (if known)
  • Address/location of animal
  • Type of animal (Dog, cat, etc.)
  • Date of bite
From:
Animal Control Services
Category:
Health and Immunization

Last updated: 03/02/2015 - 12:28pm

Q1137
I needed a City EMS ambulance to go to the hospital Can I get a copy of the medical records from that incident?

Yes, to request your records, follow the instructions on the form here.

From:
Emergency Medical Services (EMS)
Category:
Health and Immunization

Last updated: 07/09/2015 - 10:53am

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