Review of Video Incident Involving City of Cleveland Emergency Medical Service Worker

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

CLEVELAND – The City of Cleveland was made aware this morning of video showing EMS responding to a Feb. 4 call at Anton Grdina Elementary School. The video appears to show an EMS worker demonstrating what appears to be an inappropriate gesture.

The incident has been referred to the Safety Director for review and the individual has been temporarily reassigned per standard procedure. Any further updates will be made available through the Cleveland Public Records Center.

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