Sheffield Village 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

Ptl. Erica Rigdon: Living a lifelong dream

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

Focused – Sheffield Village patrol officer Erica Rigdon is smiling here but is all business once a shift begins. Her focus and professionalism have earned her the respect of her male counterparts. (photo courtesy of Erica Rigdon)

This week, The Press continues its profiles of local police officers. As we thank them for their service and willingness to place themselves between us and danger, we …Read More

Capt. William Visalden Jr.: The little boy who wanted to be a police officer

Wednesday, May 17th, 2017

Proud – Sheffield Village police Capt. William Visalden Jr. is proud of his role in developing a new technology platform that assists all police officers in Lorain County in doing their jobs more effectively and safely.

This week, The Press continues its profiles of local police officers. As we thank them for their service and willingness to place themselves between us and danger, we are …Read More

Artful balance: Sheffield Village makes its storied history and progress work

Friday, March 10th, 2017

 

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by Michele Murphy

Sheffield Village Mayor John Hunter’s grandfather taught him valuable lessons as a youth in West Virginia. In those days, they pumped their water. For the pump to work properly, it needed to be primed before each use. Hunter recalls being told, “The first thing you do is prime the pump.” That meant a jar on a nearby shelf was filled with water …Read More