Division of Police

The mission of the Cleveland Division of Police is to serve as guardians of the Cleveland community. Guided by the Constitution, we shall enforce the law, maintain order, and protect the lives, property, and rights of all people. We shall carry out our duties with a reverence for human life and in partnership with members of the community through professionalism, respect, integrity, dedication and excellence in policing.

-Cleveland Division of Police


Dornat (Wayne) Drummond is the City of Cleveland’s 41st Chief of the Cleveland Division of Police. Chief Wayne Drummond was appointed to the Cleveland Division of Police on May 8, 1989. He began his career in law enforcement in the First District. Chief Drummond was promoted to the rank of Sergeant in 2000 and to Lieutenant in 2002, supervising units including the Fugitive Unit. Drummond also served as the Division’s Public Information Officer. In 2005, Wayne Drummond was appointed to the rank of Commander, overseeing the Division’s Fifth District on the city’s northeast side, including the Collinwood and Glenville neighborhoods. On February 10, 2014, Wayne Drummond was appointed to the rank of Deputy Chief of Field Operations, overseeing the five Neighborhood Districts, the Bureau of Traffic, the Bureau of Community Policing, and Special Events for the division.

Chief Wayne Drummond is a graduate of the University of Toledo and holds a Bachelor of Arts degree. He is also a graduate of the Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy Class 230. He was born in Montego Bay, Jamaica and grew up in the City of Cleveland in the Cedar Avenue neighborhood.

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