Due to health related concerns surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, the majority of Police Week events have been cancelled throughout the country. The Cleveland Division of Police will hold a brief ceremony tomorrow, May 13, 2020 at 2:00pm at the Greater Cleveland Peace Officer’s Memorial. This event will be streamed live via Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/ClevelandPoliceDept/?eid=ARD9k3s_kO2OwXsOecjSrXYc2dJ67-4Iq7VikMpphM16AfQP_rwWwUrGpfqWekgqADFPqMkO6tVIvCd2
Mayor Frank G. Jackson, Safety Director Michael McGrath and Chief of Police Calvin D. Williams proudly announce that the 145th Cleveland Police Academy was sworn in today, Tuesday, May 5, 2020. Mayor Jackson administered the oath of office to seventy-one new police officers and one fire arson investigator. The new officers will be assigned to the five neighborhood police districts across the City of Cleveland. The swearing-in ceremony marks the first socially-distanced completion of a Cleveland Police Academy in light of the global COVID-19 pandemic.
This week is National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week (April 12-18, 2020). Thank you to all of our Dispatchers and Call Takers for working hand in hand with our Police Officers, Firefighters, Paramedics and Emergency Medical Technicians every day!
Sherwin-Williams Donates 3,000 N-95 Masks to Cleveland Emergency Medical Service
Sherwin-Williams has generously donated 3,000 N-95 masks to the Cleveland Division of Emergency Medical Service. Sherwin-Williams has been and continues to be a vital community partner to the City of Cleveland. This contribution highlights their commitment to being a part of the solution to this global crisis.
“The N-95 masks donated to the Division of EMS will help provide the women and men on the front lines with proper protection as they provide medical care to our community,” said Mayor Frank G. Jackson. “This essential equipment comes at a time when there is a nationwide shortage of personal protective equipment for healthcare providers and first responders. I thank Sherwin Williams, Chairman & CEO John Morikis, their leadership team and employees for their partnership.”
The donation was organized by Heidi Petz, President & General Manager, Sherwin-Williams, Consumer Brands Group NA to protect the Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics while providing in-field care during the COVID-19 pandemic.