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Police Department

The Police Department is an internationally accredited law enforcement agency employing 63 sworn officers, and 45 support personnel and part-time seasonal employees. Members are committed to the service and protection of all persons and property throughout the City.

The department's various units and specialized services – the Citizens Police Academy, Uniform Patrol and Special Services, Auxiliary Services, and Investigative Bureau – are committed to enhancing the quality of life, promoting a safe and secure environment, and educating residents on crime prevention. Stay up-to-date with the Police Department on Facebook and learn more tips on staying safe.

The Chief of Police, D. Scott Lee, is committed to providing a staff that is dedicated to continuous improvement and ongoing community relations through education and training of both its officers and the citizens.

Call the Police
The Police Department is always prepared to assist residents with both emergencies and non-emergencies.

Follow these guidelines when contacting the Police Department:

Emergency 9-1-1 Calls
ALWAYS call 9-1-1 to report an emergency, a crime in progress, or suspicious activity.

Non-Emergency Calls
Call the 24-hour, non-emergency line, 216-491-1220, for questions/information on the following:

Anonymous Tips
Call 216-295-3434 to provide anonymous tips about crimes and criminal activity that you know is or was occurring in the City. Tips are reviewed daily, 8AM - 5PM. 

If you have a complaint or concern regarding police services or officer conduct, please call 216-491-1220.

Shaker Heights Police Department

3355 Lee Road

Shaker Heights, OH 44120-3453


Sunday, May 29, 2016