June 2023 Newsletter: Introducing the Leadership in Action Campaign

June 2023 - The Partner

The June edition of the Cleveland Police Foundation newsletter showcases a variety of initiatives, emphasizing core values of community engagement, safety, and mutual respect. Here are the highlights:

  • Leadership in Action Campaign:
    A call to individuals and businesses to invest in public safety, fostering a safer community through programs that enhance police-community relations and combat crime. 
    • The campaign emphasizes on technological advancements to mitigate crime, and engaging high school graduates through the Safety Career Pathway Program.
    • Various activities aimed at facilitating dialogues between police officers and kids, alongside ensuring the welfare and mental health of Cleveland police officers.
  • Cleveland’s Love Wave with #weloveclevelandpolice:
    An ongoing campaign celebrating Cleveland police officers’ dedication through community stories and local business support.
  • Patrol Officers Rodriguez and Ratliff’s Compassionate Act:
    The exemplification of compassion and dedication by assisting a young crime survivor, earning them the title of Police Officers of the Month for May 2023.
  • Community Partner of the Month – St. Mark Catholic School:
    Recognizing the unwavering support of St. Mark Catholic School towards the Cleveland Division of Police by assembling care packages and supporting during tragic times.
  • Nurturing Future Leaders through Law Enforcement Explorer Program:
    This program stands as a beacon of hope amid law enforcement recruitment challenges, nurturing the community’s next generation of leaders.
  • Meet the Foundation – Spotlight on Board Member Steve Lorton:
    Highlighting Steve Lorton’s extensive experience in media relations and his significant contributions to the Foundation’s Marketing & Communications Committee.

Read the issue . . .


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