Cleveland Metroparks police bring educational outreach programs to hundreds-of-thousands of Greater Clevelanders each year. Police promote safety and crime prevention, and present demonstrations at public relations events throughout the Park District and local communities.
Cleveland Metroparks police can deliver customized presentations based on audience age and interest. Topics include:
- Careers: The role of police in the Park District, and related employment opportunities. Police are state-certified law enforcement officers who ensure the protection and safety of Cleveland Metroparks.
- Personal Safety & Crime Prevention: Personal safety and crime prevention tips. It is important to practice personal safety routines while enjoying nature and recreation in Cleveland Metroparks..
- Bike Patrol: The role of the bike patrol in the Park District, and the importance of bicycle laws and safety. Certified police mountain bike officers patrol off-road areas of Cleveland Metroparks that are not easily accessible in a cruiser.
- Marine Patrol: The role of Marine Patrol is to actively monitor boater safety along the waterfront properties.
- Dive Team: The role of the SCUBA diver in the Park District, and the importance of water safety. Dive Team officers respond to water-related emergencies and evidence recoveries, and conduct boat safety inspections in Cleveland Metroparks.
- Detective Bureau: The role of the detective bureau is to investigate incidents.
- Drone Team: The Drone Team assists in search and rescue operations and provides aerial support to the department.
- K-9 Unit: The role of the police canine in the Park District. The Police Department's state and nationally-certified canines are used to locate missing persons, apprehend fleeing suspects, and detect illegal drugs in Cleveland Metroparks.
- Mounted Unit: The role of the police horse in the Park District. With over 24,000 acres of land, and hundreds of miles of trails, the Mounted Unit is essential to the protection and safety of Cleveland Metroparks.
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