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