Police

shpd-3355The Shaker Heights Police Department is an internationally accredited law enforcement agency with 64 sworn officers, and 38 support and part-time personnel.

Our Mission

In partnership with our community, strive to ensure safety and security through crime prevention, traffic safety, and criminal investigation, while creating a work environment that recruits, trains, and develops outstanding employees.

ShakerLife_spring_2017_coverView the Shaker Life magazine article about the department:

A Force for Change (page 36) 

The Shaker Heights Police Department is working to build positive relationships throughout the community. 

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Contact 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 911 Calls: Call 9-1-1 to report an emergency, a crime in progress, or suspicious activity. From a cell phone, call 216-491-1234 to reach the dispatch center directly, as calling 9-1-1 will route your call through Cuyahoga Emergency Communications System (CECOMS). 
  • Non-Emergency Calls: Call the 24-hour, non-emergency line, 216-491-1220, for questions/information.