Police Adult Education Programs

Neighborhood Watch Program

216.623.5080 - Weekdays 8 am to 5 pm - Training Manual

Cleveland’s Neighborhood Watch Program provides the opportunity for neighborhoods to work with police to design crime prevention programs which meet their own particular needs and reduce crime. Networks of neighbors are trained by crime prevention officers to protect themselves and their property, as they learn to serve effectively as additional eyes and ears for law enforcement agencies in their communities.

Senior Power

216.664.2833 - Weekdays 8 am to 5 pm - Resource Guide

This is a collaborative program with the Division of Police, Emergency Medical Services, the Division of Fire, and the Department of Aging designed to increase knowledge and awareness among older persons in the areas of crime prevention, fire hazards, emergency services and programs for the elderly.

Brown Bag Safety Seminars

216.623.5080 - Weekdays 8 am to 5 pm

Police Officers conduct one-hour presentations on personal, office, home and automobile safety on employee lunch hours.

Auxiliary Police

216.623.3316 - Weekdays 8 am to 5 pm

Trained and uniformed volunteers 18 and older, who are willing to commit to a minimum of 20 hours a month, assist uniformed Police Officers in a variety of ways. Training, uniforms and mileage reimbursement are provided.

Citizen's Police Academy

216.623.5080 - Weekdays 8 am to 5 pm

This program for residents 18 and older covers topics such as legal issues, police officer training and preparedness, internet crimes against children. It includes a tour of the Justice Center and Police headquarters, the outdoor range, communication center and Police Museum. It may also include presentations by Canine, Narcotics, and SWAT units.

Safe & Smart Program

216.623.5080 - Weekdays 8 am to 5 pm

This program teaches basic crime prevention techniques that can protect residents and their families.

Police Community Presentations and Information

216.623.5080 - Weekdays 8 am to 5 pm

Officers are available to distribute information and ensure positive police/resident interaction at community events including children/youth events, festivals, block/street clubs, and crime prevention fairs.