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City of Lyndhurst, Ohio
Examination for the Position of Full Time Patrol Officer
November 8th 2018 

Released: 10/8/2018
Read the full story. The City of Lyndhurst, Ohio will give a written examination for the position of full time Patrol Officer on Thursday, November 8, 2018 at 6:30 p.m., at the Lyndhurst Community Center, 1341 Parkview Drive, Lyndhurst, Ohio 44124. Applications are ...
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Police Department Media Release
How To Spot Scams

Released: 9/21/2018
Read the full story. Telephone and mail continue to be among scammers' favorite tools for stealing money or personal information. If someone tries to panic you or rush you, step away and call someone you trust. Watch for these common scams. Grandparent Scam ...
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Police Department Media Release
Are You Interested in a Career in Police Work?
Do You Know Someone Who Might Be?
Entrance Exam Being Planned For
November 8th 2018
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Released: 9/13/2018
Read the full story. Are you interested in a career in police work? Do you know someone who might be? A City of Lyndhurst Civil Service Commission entrance examination for Police Officer is being planned for November 8th 2018. Official notice ...
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Police Department Media Release
August 9th 2018
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Released: 8/13/2018
Read the full story. A recent spike in drug overdose deaths has Cuyahoga County on pace to match 2017's record total. Those struggling should consider the Safe Passages Police Assisted Addiction and Recovery Initiative. Follow the links for more information ...
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Police Department Media Release
July 16th 2018
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Released: 7/16/2018
Read the full story. Search & Arrest for Felonious Assault / Domestic Violence. A 25-year-old male was arrested this morning following a three hour search after he pointed a gun at family members, threatened to kill them, then fled his motherís Farnhurst home. The ...
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Police Department Media Release
July 2nd 2018
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Released: 7/2/2018
Read the full story. Ambulance - 2018-05031. On Monday, July 2, at 7:12 p.m., the Lyndhurst Emergency Communications Center received a 9-1-1 call of a child at the bottom of the pool at the Georgetown of Lyndhurst Condominiums at 29003 Cedar Road. Upon ...
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Police Department Media Release
June 28th 2018
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Released: 7/2/2018
Read the full story. Our regional drug enforcement unit and SWAT team, and federal law enforcement partners executed a search warrant this morning at a unit in the Colony House Apartments. A quantity of suspected heroin/fentanyl mix, the type of drug largely responsible ...
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Police Department Media Release
Scam Alert
Virtual Kidnapping

Released: 4/27/2018
Read the full story. A scam once limited to Mexico and Southwest border states has appeared in Northeast Ohio. It is known as virtual kidnapping, or a ransom scam. As you may guess, the perpetrators telephone victims to say they have kidnapped a loved one ...
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Police Department Media Release
Brainard Road
April 27th 2018
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Released: 4/27/2018
Read the full story. Brainard Road. Repairs to Brainard Road are complete and it is now open. Rick Porrello. Chief of Police.
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Police Department Media Release
Brainard Road
April 25th 2018
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Released: 4/25/2018
Read the full story. Due to a water main break and related repair, Brainard Road in the City of Lyndhurst is CLOSED to through traffic from Falkirk Road, just north of I-271, to Meadow Wood Boulevard. This section of Brainard Road will reopen to SOUTHBOUND ...
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Police Department Media Release
Water Main Break - Brainard Road
April 24th 2018
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Released: 4/24/2018
Read the full story. On Tuesday, April 24, 2018 at 3:40 p.m., a water main break was reported on Brainard Road. The water flow and damage to the street has resulted in the closure of Brainard Road between Falkirk and Meadow Wood. This closure is north of ...
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Police Department Media Release
Unlawful Sexual Conduct with a Minor
April 19th 2018
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Released: 4/19/2018
Read the full story. On April 17, 2018, the Lyndhurst Police Department received information regarding an alleged case of unlawful sexual conduct with a minor. The incident reportedly occurred in February at a Lyndhurst home, and involved a 14-year old ...
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National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week
April 8th-14th 2018
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Released: 4/10/2018
Legacy Village Food Truck Mondays 2018 Schedule - City of Lyndhurst, Ohio April 8th-14th 2018 is National Public Safety Telecommunicators Week. It is dedicated to the men and women who serve as police, fire, and medical emergency telecommunication professionals. These dispatchers work 24/7 multitasking ...
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Police Department Media Release
Mayfield Road Closure
March 10th 2018

Released: 3/10/2018
Yellow Police Tape. Due to a traffic crash involving a utility pole, there is a closure of Mayfield Road between Richmond and Brainard. The crash occurred at 2:37 AM at Mayfield and Biltmore, just east of the Lyndhurst municipal building. It resulted in ...
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Police Department Media Release
March 1st 2018

Released: 3/1/2018
Yellow Police Tape. On March 1, 2018, a-19-year-old South Euclid man was sentenced for robberies and assaults of elderly victims in several municipalities. Pierson H. Reynolds, Jr., then 18, was being sought by Lyndhurst police officers in September, 2016 ...
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Police Department Media Release
Drug Arrest After Attempted Escape
February 14th 2018

Released: 2/14/2018
Yellow Police Tape. On Wednesday, February 14, 2018, at 1:30 p.m., a suspect trying to elude capture by the regional Drug Enforcement Unit damaged two Lyndhurst Police cruisers and ran into the wall of the CVS at Richmond and Monticello. The suspect, a 28-year-old ...
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Police Department Media Release
Search Warrant & Arrests
February 1st 2018

Released: 2/1/2018
Yellow Police Tape. On Thursday, February 1, 2018, at 1:25 p.m., a search warrant was executed at 1587 Winchester by our regional Drug Enforcement Unit and assisted by our SWAT team. A female resident was arrested on a warrant. A male resident was ...
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Police Department Media Release
Granddaughter and Boyfriend Convicted of Theft and Fraud

Released: 1/19/2018
Yellow Police Tape. On September 1, 2017, Angel S. Kolasinski, 22, and her boyfriend, Garrett W. Brewster, 23, were indicted by a Cuyahoga County Grand Jury for Identity Fraud, Telecommunications Fraud, and Theft for stealing approximately $75,000 ...
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Police Department Media Release
Are You The Victim of a Scam via Western Union Wire Transfer?
February 12th 2018 Deadline
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Released: 1/18/2018
Yellow Police Tape. Are you the victim of a scam via Western Union wire transfer? For years, many people who lost money to scams sent their payment through a Western Union wire transfer. Scammers contacted people and promised prizes, loans, jobs ...
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Police Department Media Release
Safe Passages Initiative
Police Assistance For Opiate Addiction

Released: 1/15/2018
Yellow Police Tape. The police departments of Highland Heights, Lyndhurst, Richmond Heights, Mayfield Heights, and Mayfield Village announce the launch of a "Safe Passages Initiative," a program that encourages opioid addicted persons to seek help and can ...
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From The Police Department
Prescription Drug Drop Box Program

Released: 1/15/2018
Read the full story. The City of Lyndhurst is participating in the County's Drug Drop Box Program for the disposal of unwanted medications. This program is part of the battle against the heroin epidemic in that the abuse of prescription painkillers can lead to heroin usage ...
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Police Department Media Release
Stolen Car & Stolen Gun Arrests
December 12th 2017

Released: 12/18/2017
Yellow Police Tape. On Sunday, December 10, 2017 at approximately 4:41 p.m., a Lyndhurst police officer was on patrol when his unit's License Plate Reader (LPR) alerted to a stolen vehicle. The car was a 2017 Hyundai Elantra belonging to Hertz Rental Car ...
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Police Department Media Release
PNC Bank Robbery
November 15th 2017

Released: 11/20/2017
Yellow Police Tape. On Wednesday, November 15, 2017, at 1:23 p.m., PNC Bank at Mayfield and Richmond, in Lyndhurst, was robbed by a suspect who said he had a bomb. The suspect and at least one accomplice fled the scene in a stolen auto and were ...
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Multi-Community 'Coffee with the Cops' Event Held October 28th 2017 A Success. Special Thanks by Chief Rick Porrello - City of Lyndhurst, Ohio
Released: 11/6/2017
Read the Full Story On Saturday, October 28th 2017, a multi-community 'Coffee with the Cops' event was held at Grace Tabernacle Church. This was the Lyndhurst Police Department's third time participating with its Cleveland Clinic partners in this initiative ...
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Scam Alert: City of Lyndhurst, Ohio Police Department
The Dos and Don'ts of Avoiding Scams

Released: 3/13/2017
Con artists are not always easy to spot. They can be friendly or persuasive, even helpful. They can also be aggressive and insistent. When dealing with a telemarketer you believe is fraudulent, your best protection is to just hang up the ...
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Gun Safety: Free Gun Locks Available to Residents from the City of Lyndhurst, Ohio Police Department
Released: 8/29/2016
Gun Safety. Free Gun Locks are available to residents from the Lyndhurst Police Department. Residents only. One lock per family. Lyndhurst Police Department
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In Remembrance: City of Lyndhurst, Ohio Police Department, Retired K9 Sully End of Watch: August 14th 2016
Released: 8/15/2016
Read the Full Story K9 Sully's final watch ended on August 14th 2016. On behalf of the entire City of Lyndhurst, Ohio Police Department we thank you for your many years of dedicated service. In loving memory, K9 Sully.
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From The Police Department: Crime Prevention Tips:
Run. Hide. Fight. Surviving An Active Shooter Event (Video)

Released: 5/20/2013
Run. Hide. Fight. Surviving An Active Shooter Event. Do you know what to do in the event of an active shooter? This "Run. Hide. Fight." video will provide you with the information you need to survive an active shooter event.
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