Weekly Dispatch – June 20, 2017

ESPN Cleveland Golf Outing

ESPN CLEVELAND & TONY RIZZO Annual Golf Outing Benefiting The Cleveland Police Foundation
JULY 17, 2017

CourseJoin us for the Inaugural ESPN CLEVELAND & TONY RIZZO Annual Golf Outing Benefiting the Cleveland Police Foundation at Beechmont Country Club.

Register today and take advantage of this opportunity to play this premier course, a design masterpiece, where many golf legends have played, including Nicklaus, Palmer, Snead and Trevino to name just a few.

We’re blessed with having great partners in ESPN CLEVELAND and Tony Rizzo, both committed to giving back to the community, supporting charitable fundraising activities, and investing in a safer Cleveland. You can join that team by becoming a sponsor and/or participating in the event.

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Seen and heard around town and
on Facebook last week…

June 2017 Partner Newsletter

We invite you to read the new June issue of The Partner!  READ ISSUE…

June POM
June Police Officers of the Month
For the past 16 years Detective Carl Bowers (left), Detective Michael Belle (center), and Patrol Officer Erwin Eberhardt (right) have volunteered with the… MORE…

Walk a Mile in Her Shoes® June 22
Officers are invited to sign up for Walk a Mile in Her Shoes®, the International Men’s March to Stop Gender Violence and Sexual Assault…  MORE…

Old vehicle
6th Annual Vintage Emergency Vehicle Show June 24

The Cleveland Police Historical Society & Museum will hold the 6th Annual Vintage Emergency Vehicle Show at the Justice Center Plaza… MORE…

Cops Ride
9th Annual Cops Ride June 25

The 9th Annual Cops Ride Ceremony will be held at 10:30 a.m. at the Greater Cleveland Peace Officers Memorial located at the corner of West 3rd and Lakeside…  MORE…

Join us at the South East Harley Davidson Pavilion in Bedford Heights for a fun barbecue, the proceeds of which go to outfitting children in need of school shoes… MORE…

Slamtana: Charity Bowling Night with Carlos Santana
Slamtana: Charity Bowling Night with Carlos Santana July 20
Besides bowling, there will be autograph and photo sessions, a silent auction, raffle and prizes! MORE…

Cleveland police debut new
neighborhood ice cream truck

The Cleveland Police Department has introduced the “Let’s Chill Together” ice cream truck for the 2017 summer season…. MORE…

Investing in a safe community
Cops for Kids and Cleveland Police Community Policing Sgt. Tim Higgins delivered some gifts to Robert, a young man diagnosed with leukemia, as part of the Random Acts of Light event at Grant Thornton last week… MORE…

Buddies reunite…

From Bob Guttu, retired CPD, Cleveland Police Foundation Outreach Coordinator: “Recently I got to join some of my old friends from the Cleveland Police Citizens Police Academy Alumni at Edgewater Park Marina for a visit with the C.P.D. Marine Patrol…” MORE…

Happy birthday to future
Police Officer Jadon!

The Cleveland Police Foundation wants to say happy birthday to 10 year old Jadon from Cleveland… MORE…

Cops for Causes
Recap on Reverse Raffle

The Cleveland Police Foundation’s 4th Annual Cops for Causes Reverse Raffle was a huge success last Friday evening… MORE…

Missing persons awareness
National Missing Persons Awareness Day

The Cleveland Police Foundation, Community Policing, and the FBI teamed up to draw attention to missing persons in Cleveland for National Missing Persons Awareness Day at Zone Recreation Center… MORE…


Friday, June 22
Walk a Mile in Her Shoes®

Saturday, June 24
CPM Vintage Police Car Show

Sunday, June 25
Cops Ride, MC ride to benefit NLEOM & Museum

Thursday, June 29
ESPN Cleveland Really Big Show Golf Outing

Saturday, July 8

Monday, July 10, 11 am
PO Fahey – Tpr. Velez I-90 Freeway Dedication, Lakewood Heights Blvd. between Warren & Alger
More information to follow

Saturday, July 15
Cleveland Police Plane Pull for Special Olympics 
For more information contact Captain Keith Sulzer

Monday, July 17
ESPN CLEVELAND & TONY RIZZO Annual Golf Outing Benefiting The Cleveland Police Foundation

Thursday, July 20
Slamtana: Carlos Santana of the Cleveland Indians Host Charity Bowling Event

Thursday, July 27
CPF Board Meeting

Tuesday, August 1
National Night Out Against Crime, Steelyard Commons

Sunday, September 24
National Canadian Police and Peace Officers’ Memorial Service

Thursday, September 28
CPF’s Tribute to the Blue Celebration and Annual Awards Recognition Ceremony

Saturday, December 2
CPD Childrens Holiday Party

May 12-20, 2018
Greater Cleveland Police Week

May 17-20, 2018
33rd Annual Greater Cleveland Police Memorial Commemoration

Safety Tip of the Week

This is part three of a series of articles about fraud.

ScamScammers wasted no time in 2017 redoubling their efforts to bilk investors. Their basic formula remains the same: dream up a bogus get-rich-quick investment and persuade susceptible people to buy in. But in the end, the promises are empty, and the sophisticated sales techniques are just the trappings of well worn cons.

Here are a few of the scams.. READ MORE…

The Cleveland Police Foundation, in partnership with the Cleveland Division of Police and the Ohio Crime Prevention Association present these tips so citizens can help to make our community safer.

Tribute to the Blue

CPF Announces Signature Annual Event,
“Tribute to the Blue”

Don’t miss the Cleveland Police Foundation’s Tribute To The Blue Celebration, an evening to celebrate and recognize the contributions made by community leaders and our men and women in blue.

2017 Award Recipients

Man of the Year
Mr. James F. Doyle, President, Hemingway Development, LLC 

Police Officer of the Year
Sergeant Mitchell Sheehan, Second District Vice Unit

Community Service Award
Patrol Officer Richard Auner (Retired), Patrol Officer Jeff Stanczyk (Retired) and Patrol Officer John “JT” Thomas (Retired) et al of the Cops, Kids & Christmas Program 

The Police Officers of the Month

CPF Founders Award
Sergeant Charles W. (Chas.) Lane Jr. (Retired) 

Tribute to the Blue Celebration - Thursday Sept. 28, 2017Thursday, September 28, 2017
Hofbräuhaus Cleveland 
1550 Chester Avenue
Cleveland, OH 44114 (map)

VIP Reception: 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Event: 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

VIP ticket $125
General Admission Ticket: $50
Active or Retired Police Officer Ticket: $40 (limit 2 per PO)

Please purchase tickets in advance of the event. We can’t wait to see you there!

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