Cleveland Police Foundation

Cleveland Police K9 Unit Raising Funds for a Training Facility!  Click here to donate:  K9

The Cleveland Police Foundation partnered up with the Western Reserve Land Conservancy for this year’s Cops for Kids fishing event!

Thank you to Cuyahoga County Crime Stoppers for sponsoring the Cleveland Police Community Relations Unit Ice Cream Truck!

Cleveland Police and Cleveland Police Foundation Board and Staff Meet the Community to Spruce Up Owens’ Memorial Park

Congratulations to our newly sworn members of the Cleveland Police Auxiliary Unit!

The Hispanic Police Officers Association joined together with the Cleveland community for a Spring Clean-Up!

Cleveland Police Citizens Academy participants learn about the Ordnance Unit!

Over 400 guns from the City of Cleveland Gun Buy Back Program were melted recently at the Cleveland Cliffs Steel Mill!      Photos by Ruggero Fatiga, City of Cleveland

CPF Board Member Dr. Yvonne Pointer and Crew Feed the Second District in a Show of Appreciation!

The Cleveland Police Museum Preserves and Collects History in Spite of a Temporary Coronavirus Closure

February 2021 is Black History Month, an opportunity for Community Partners to let Cleveland Police Officers know how important they are!


Thank you to the Urban League of Greater Cleveland Guild, Hope Haven, Yvonne Pointer, and Saint Vincent’s Charity Hospital for thinking of First District Police Officers!


Toys Provided by the Cleveland Police Athletic League were distributed by Officers…no 2020 party due to the Pandemic

Third Annual Cleveland Police Athletic League PAL Keeping Resee’s Kids Warm Event on October 29th, 2020 at Brightside Academy

Citizens and Police Join Together to at Officer Derek Owens Memorial Park to Recognize Captain Keith Sulzer on his Retirement!

Thank you to Tenable Protective Services for Hosting a Lunch of Appreciation for Cleveland Police Officers and Law Enforcement on a Sunny Friday in June!!

Tito’s Handmade Vodka produced hand sanitizer to donate, along with masks and medical gloves, to Cleveland First Responders!


The Greater Cleveland Chorus donated goodies to thank police and fire around the City of Cleveland! Stay Safe!

National Public Safety Telecommunications Week 2020 Honors Dispatchers and Call Takers

The Cleveland Police Foundation’s fundraiser for Cops for Kids and Hero Fund on March 7th was a smashing success!!

Public Square was the site for ten children to ice skate with Cleveland Police Officers thanks to the Cleveland Police Foundation and Cops for Kids.

Westside Community School of the Arts and Cleveland Police reflect on holiday giving with treats of appreciation!

Saint Francis School Appreciate First Responders with Lunch, Hand Shakes, and a Big Thanks!!

Second District Cleveland Police teach gun safety with “Stop! Don’t Touch! Run away and tell a grownup!!” at CMSD Orchard School in Cleveland’s Ohio City!!

Community Relations and Second District Cleveland Police Officers Celebrate the 85th Birthday of Sister Corita Ambrose and her Incredible Dedication to People of Cleveland in Need!

Merry Christmas! Shop with a Cop!! Organized by CPPA President Jeff Follmer and Detective John Freehoffer!! Thanks to all who participated!!

Santa Claus Helps the Cleveland Police Athletic League to Give Cleveland Neighborhood Children Presents and Fun!

Cleveland Police Join Citizens to Create Art and Connect at Art House!

Honoring National Safety Forces Day at Douglas MacArthur Girls Leadership Academy!

WALK FOR FREEDOM 2019 was held to raise awareness of human trafficking.

Cleveland Police Team Up With Super Hero Kids and Super Heroes in Avon, Ohio

Fifteenth Annual Senior Walk joins golden agers and Cleveland Police at Mall C in Downtown Cleveland

Cleveland Police Team with A Special Wish Foundation Challenging Young Chef Jamie vs Chef Dante Boccuzzi

Be My Neighbor Day at the Cleveland Public Library with Cleveland Police and PBS-TV

Sixth Annual Kids Fish CLE for Free with Cleveland Police Officers on July 30, 2019 at North Coast Harbor

CPD Community Relations Officer Freddy Diaz Visits Youth at La Mariposa Camp at the Hispanic Umadaop

2019 Ohio City Games on June 29 at St. Ignatius with Families, Civic Leaders, and Law Enforcement

Halloran Park Summer Children’s Entertainment event was a Farm in the City of Cleveland!

The Eleventh Annual First and Second Cleveland Police District Fishing Outing was sponsored by Safety Director Mike McGrath on a sunny June 11th!

On Wednesday May 15th, a clean-up get-together took place at the future site of Officer Derek Owens Memorial Park in the Fourth District

International Women’s Air and Space Museum Family Day on May 4th


Cleveland Public Library Main Branch Hosts 2019 Progress with Chess with CMSD Students, the CPF, and Cops for Kids

First District patrol officers, detectives, the Commander, and Jesse the police dog were on hand to greet the Happy Little Learners Co-op!

Congratulations to the 142nd Cleveland Police Academy Graduates!

First District officers help out a City Mission project for a family to begin the path to home ownership.


Cops for Kids and Steelyard Payless put shoes on 18 refugee children with a treat from Mitchell’s Ice Cream!

Everyone Loves the Horses!

Contact The Cleveland Police Foundation to help support the horses of the Cleveland Police Mounted Unit.


BELOW:  The Cleveland Police Museum: before-photos and its relocation on the first floor of CPD Headquarters.


The Cleveland Police Foundation is the official charity for the Cleveland Division of Police and the only organization authorized to solicit charitable contributions on its behalf.

We provide funding for youth and community outreach programs, community policing and engagement initiatives, safety & crime prevention programs, and support the members of the Cleveland Division of Police to help them better perform their duties. Contributions to the CPF are tax deductible under section 501 (c)(3) of the IRS Code.

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