MEDIA ALERT: Mayor Jackson, Safety Director McGrath, Chief Williams, Deputy Chief Drummond and District Commanders Introduce New Community Engagement Officers

Wednesday, July 25, 2018

15 officers represent a new national model for engaging the community

CLEVELAND – Mayor Frank G. Jackson invites media to attend a press event to introduce 15 new community engagement officers (CEO). The CEO initiative is a grant-funded national model and further demonstrates the City’s commitment to creating a better quality of life for residents and connecting them with the officers serving their neighborhoods. Each of the city’s five police districts has three CEOs focused on grassroots relationship-building, based on the specific needs of each district.

WHO: Mayor Frank G. Jackson, Safety Director Michael McGrath, Chief Calvin D. Williams, Deputy Chief Wayne Drummond, District Commanders and 15 CEOs

WHAT: A press event to introduce the Community Engagement Officer initiative and the 15 CEOs.

WHEN: Thursday, July 26th at 1 p.m.

WHERE: Cleveland City Hall, Mayor’s Red Room, 601 Lakeside Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44114

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