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Protecting Our Seniors

10/11/18, 04:20 PM
When you think of abuse or neglect of our most vulnerable residents you often think of children. But there is a growing population at risk that we often overlook. They are members of our families, neighborhoods, and churches. You might see them every day at work and miss the signs.

Safe Sleep Awareness and Training Is Saving Babies in Cuyahoga County

08/30/18, 03:21 PM
First Year Cleveland is helping to tackle the challenge of high infant mortality rates (IMR) in Cuyahoga County. Created in late 2015 with financial support from Cuyahoga County and the City of Cleveland as well as other organizations, First Year Cleveland's mission is to mobilize the community through partnerships and a unified strategy to reduce infant deaths.

County Workforce Collaboration Benefits Local Business, Creates Opportunities for Residents

08/09/18, 03:02 PM
Cuyahoga County continues to streamline its process to support local businesses and to provide residents with career paths. One recent example is the work that Cuyahoga County’s innovative new workforce training program, SkillUp, and the County’s youth internship program did to support Motorcars Honda. Through a coordinated effort, the County helped Motorcars meet a talent supply need and created career and wage advancement opportunities for internship program participants.

How Impostor Scams Work

07/19/18, 11:05 AM
For scammers, posing as someone else and weaving a believable story is business as usual. It’s only the victims who get caught off guard by a bogus crisis that only a quick payment can fix.

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day

06/08/18, 11:04 AM
While people often think of children and victims of domestic abuse first when they think about abuse, neglect and exploitation, these problems also effect older adults and adults with disabilities.

Here’s Cuyahoga County: A Manual on Understanding Our Government

05/22/18, 01:38 PM
Do you know the role of the Inspector General? Do you understand how the bed tax works? Did you know Cuyahoga County only has two townships and 59 municipalities (although throughout the state of Ohio there are more townships than municipalities)?

Get to Know Your Explorers

05/03/18, 02:39 PM
If you aren’t familiar with the Explorers Post 701 – It’s time to get informed! Explorers Post 701 is our group of students (high school and college) participating in our Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Explorer Program.

Medical Examiner’s Office Publishes Essential Investigation Book

04/27/18, 11:45 AM
Did you know medicolegal death investigators can play an important role in establishing the cause and manner of death of a deceased person? While the death investigators aren’t the ones conducting autopsies, they do act as the first set of eyes and ears for forensic pathologists.

Open Table Open Hearts: Year 2 in Cleveland

01/29/18, 12:03 PM
Open Table isn’t only the reservation app on your phone – It is a national faith-based model we are using to help support youth who aged out of foster care.

Human Trafficking: What You Need to Know

01/11/18, 12:36 PM
You may not know it, but the Cuyahoga County Sheriff’s Department has been instrumental to Northeast Ohio in the fight against what is believed to be the third-largest criminal activity in the world – Human Trafficking.

Getting to Know Your Emergency Operations Center

12/18/17, 12:01 PM
“The Emergency Operation Center (EOC) is activated” is a phrase commonly heard during emergencies, but not necessarily understood. To many outside the public safety community, the concept of an EOC and what it means when it’s activated may be unfamiliar. To truly understand the purpose and function of an EOC, it’s helpful to start with a cursory knowledge of how emergency management works.

SkillUp Service

12/13/17, 11:48 AM
Cuyahoga County’s innovative talent development service, SkillUp, is helping local non-profit ZENworks Yoga make a larger impact at high-need and underserved schools in the Cleveland area.