Sheffield Lake Police Department News

Police stress gun safety to children; provide gun locks to parents

Wednesday, June 21st, 2017

IF YOU SEE A GUN – Sheffield Lake Police Det. Ralph Gonzalez carefully reviews the steps children should take whenever they see a gun during his presentation to Safety Town participants last week.

By Michele Murphy

Sheffield Lake -Sheffield Village- Dozens of little eyes fastened on to Sheffield Lake Police Det. Ralph Gonzalez as he walked to the front of the gym at Knollwood School. Tucked under his …Read More

Safety Town: Coming together to keep kids safe

Tuesday, June 20th, 2017

STOP! Bus driver Victoria Cihlar demonstrates a hand signal to let children know whether it is safe to walk in front of the bus. Bus safety was just one topic covered last week during Sheffield-Sheffield Lake’s annual Safety Town program for children entering kindergarten in the fall.

CARING COPS – Police officers Keith Pool from Sheffield Village (l) and A.J. Torres from Sheffield Lake help fit helmets for …Read More

Sheffield Lake’s Officer Andrew Kory: “I want to do good by people”

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

The “friendly cop” – Sheffield Lake police officer Andrew Kory, one of the city’s most recent hires, loves being a cop and being able to help people.

Ready to assist – Police officers often accompany firefighter/paramedics to 911 calls where they assist with issues requiring police involvement including overdoses or possible criminal activity. On this day, a resident experiencing shortness of breath needed transport …Read More

Going the extra mile: Sheffield Lake’s Sgt. Frank Goscevski

Thursday, May 11th, 2017

Checking in – Sheffield Lake police Sgt. Frank Goscevski makes it a point to check in with local business owners during his shift. When businesses are closed, he patrols the premises to ensure all is in order. He is seen here with Craig Lewis, owner of Erie Outfitters.

Connections – SLPD Sgt. Frank Goscevski believes keeping kids safe is a big part of his …Read More

Local police and fire mutual aid efforts, communication enhanced through state grant

Thursday, January 12th, 2017

Sheffield Lake/Avon/Avon Lake

By Michele Murphy

Police chiefs in Sheffield Lake, Avon and Avon Lake decided early last year to join forces to address what had been a stubborn issue with communications systems that did not interface well, or, put another way, didn’t “talk” to each other.

That posed another problem. They needed someone to help write a grant to the Ohio Development Service Agency for funding under …Read More