Mayor Frank G. Jackson Hosts Groundbreaking Ceremony for New Cleveland Police Headquarters

Mayor Frank G. Jackson was joined by Council President-Elect, Safety Chair and Ward 6 Councilman Blaine A. Griffin; Ward 5 Councilwoman Delores Gray, Police Chief Calvin D. Williams, Assistant Director of Public Safety Timothy Hennessey, residents and supporters today as he hosted a groundbreaking ceremony for the new Cleveland Police Headquarters. The new $107 million facility is located at 2750 E. 75th Street and sits on 10.5 acres. The facility includes offices for the Cleveland Division of Police Command Staff and specialized units. Click here to watch the ceremony.

“A new state of the art Cleveland Police Headquarters will be a welcomed addition to the resources needed by the Cleveland Division of Police,” said Cleveland Mayor Frank G. Jackson.  “The new building will also give our officers more opportunity for community engagement and relationship building.”

“Safety is paramount to our residents and to their daily needs and quality of life,” said Cleveland Director of Public Safety, Karrie D. Howard.  “Having a new police headquarters with upgraded working space and technology will allow our police officers to provide enhanced services throughout the city of Cleveland.”

“The Cleveland Division of Police has long been in need of a new place to call home,” said Cleveland Police Chief Calvin D. Williams.  “I am thankful to see these plans take shape and I know that the new building will not only provide the necessary workspace to conduct contemporary law enforcement operations, but allow for the men and women of the Division of Police to grow closer to the community they serve.”

Project Description:  The New Cleveland Police Headquarters will provide a much needed new home facility for the Cleveland Division Police. The new HQ was developed around civic engagement and transparency.  It will house many of the administrative and investigative units of the Division. The new HQ, designed to embody current best practices for professionalism, resiliency, and wellness for both officers and the community, will include:

  • Four stories in the main building and a 2 story training wing
  • A more open concept for easier access for the public
  • Free public parking
  • A Community Civic Plaza for public engagement
  • A Community Room that can seat 150 people
  • All administrative and special investigative units
  • Fitness and wellness spaces for officers
  • Public Art Installation
  • Walking path

The project is expected to be complete in 2026. The architect is Dewberry and MWL.