FOR MORE INFORMATION CONTACT:
MICHAEL CANNAVINO - 440-331-5530
Join Cleveland Metroparks Ranger Department to recognize October
as �National Crime Prevention Month,� and attend the annual
Community Open House. The Open House takes place Saturday,
October 6 from noon to 4 p.m. at Ranger Headquarters, located at
4600 Valley Parkway in Rocky River Reservation in Fairview
Visitors of all ages can meet one of the K-9 officers, see the
Mounted Unit horses, and gain bicycle safety tips from the Bike
Patrol Unit rangers. Visitors can also see all the Ranger
Department's vehicles that are used to patrol all the unique areas
within the Park District. Also on-site is the Ranger
Department's Dive Team to show, not only their operations trailer,
but also provide demonstrations and make available their search and
Visitors can also take guided tours of the Ranger Headquarters
facility, take a stroll down the history hall that displays vintage
police-related equipment and photographs, and see the inside of the
holding facility and what goes on in the Communications
Rangers will have a fingerprint station set up to provide
children with their own fingerprint cards. And, Cleveland
Metroparks Aquatics Division lifeguards will provide information on
water safety and their role with the Park District.
During the Ranger Open House, a retirement ceremony will be held
for Radar, the departments' first K-9 patrol dog. The
ceremony honoring Radar's services will be held at 12:30 p.m.
Radar has served the department since 2002, and has an impressive
list of accomplishments.
For more information on the Community Open House, call Ranger
Headquarters at 440-331-5530.
Bring the whole family to enjoy a great afternoon at the Ranger
Open House and learn more about the Park District's law enforcement
staff and their role protecting, serving and educating visitors of
Cleveland Metroparks - part of your life,
Cleveland Metroparks Rangers are the law
enforcement officers of the Park District. Rangers patrol over
22,000 acres of land 24-hours-a-day, seven-days-a-week.
EDITOR'S NOTE: The media can request images of Radar
by contacting Cleveland Metroparks Ranger Department at