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Protective Services


Protective Services is dedicated to maintaining the safety and security of all staff members and clients of all properties owned or operated by Cuyahoga County through planning, education, and the efficient management of manpower and resources. Officers and Management strive to maintain a highly visible, courteous, and professional presence that supplements the services provided by local law enforcement agencies.


Services Provided

Protective Service Officers respond to hundreds of incidents, multiple emergencies, and alarm responses. Although the first priority is deterrence and safety, we also provide many other services for the forty two (42) County owned/operated properties such as. 
  • Motor Vehicle Collisions (MVC) involving County employees or vehicles 
  • Injury Reports 
  • OSHA Violation Reports 
  • MSDS Data Form Requests 
  • Confined Workspace Requests 
  • Hot Works Permit Requests 
  • Impaired Fire Protection Permit Requests 
  • Hazardous Materials Spill Reports 
  • Air Quality Complaint Requests 
  • Bloodborne Pathogens Reports 
  • Employee Escorts to Vehicles 
  • Lost and Found Items 
  • Physical Security Reviews 
  • Monthly Property Safety Inspections 
  • Screening of Visitors at selected County Buildings 
  • Emergency County Vehicle Towing 
  • Parking Enforcement for County Properties 
  • CPR/First Aid, OSHA Compliance, and Workplace Violence Training for Employees 
  • Emergency Response to Duress, Fire, and Security Alarms 
  • Maintenance of Security Alarms, CCTV, Access Control, Metal Detectors, and X-Ray Machines 
  • Telephone and Alarm Monitoring 
  • Key Control for All Critical Doors/Locks in County Buildings