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via BlackAmericaWeb: Seven South Carolina law enforcement officers were shot, one fatally, in a confrontation with a suspect who held children hostage in a home and fired on deputies, officials said. The suspect was taken into custody after a two-hour standoff. Spokesman John Wukela in the city of Florence, where the deadly encounter occurred, gave […]

via News5: While police departments deal with a shrinking pool of job candidates, Cleveland plans to add several hundred new officers over the next year thanks to an aggressive recruiting plan aimed at making its department look more like the community it serves. Democratic Mayor Frank Jackson set a goal of adding 250 new officers […]

he Cuyahoga County prosecutor says two former East Cleveland police officers will face charges in the beating of a person in their custody. A Grand Jury indicted Denayne R. Davidson-Dixon and Gerald A. Spencer II on Friday for the July 24┬ábeating of Jesse R. Nickerson. Each of the defendants was charged with three counts of […]

Greater Cleveland police launched a week-long vigil Saturday to remember fallen peace officers. It’s the 31st annual commemoration, where police officers go on a promise-keeping quest with the motto “to never forget our fallen heroes.” Public events will unfold throughout the seven days, many of which coincide with National Police Week. CLICK HERE to read […]

Councilman of Ward II Zach Reed proposes the city hire 200 new police officers in light of increasing violence and homicides. Reed says budget restraints are usually to blame for a lack of officers, but points out the city has found funds to redo Public Square, build a bridge to the Lakefront and more. Reed […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Good news for taking back your streets. We’ve learned the City of Cleveland is getting grant money to bring 25 laid-off officers back to work. The police union president Steve Loomis tells us it will allow the city to pay those officers for three more years. We expect to hear more […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – Good news for taking back your streets. We’ve learned the City of Cleveland is getting grant money to bring 25 laid-off officers back to work. The police union president Steve Loomis tells us it will allow the city to pay those officers for three more years. We expect to hear more […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – A total of 706 firearms are now off the streets, thanks to the 2011 Multi-Community Greater Cleveland Gun Buy-Back event! Citizens in the cities of Cleveland, Euclid, Lakewood, Parma, and Shaker Heights lined up on foot and in cars beginning at 8:30 a.m. to exchange firearms for incentives including their choice […]

CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) – A total of 706 firearms are now off the streets, thanks to the 2011 Multi-Community Greater Cleveland Gun Buy-Back event! Citizens in the cities of Cleveland, Euclid, Lakewood, Parma, and Shaker Heights lined up on foot and in cars beginning at 8:30 a.m. to exchange firearms for incentives including their choice […]