The “Guardians of THE LAND,” deliver safety for the people. Service without expectation and an extraordinary commitment to our community.
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Meet Patrol Officer Kelly Smith Kelly has been with the Cleveland Division of Police for the past 7 years and is currently detailed to the Police Academy. She loves the opportunity to help people every single day that she comes to work. Busy mother of 3, Kelly is very busy with her family but enjoys reading and physical fitness. So getting in a run, lifting weights and a gym workout is a past time passion. Patrol Officer Smith’s most memorable moment on the job was the night the girls, Michelle Knight, Gina DeJesus and Amanda Berry were found alive. She was assigned to Metro Hospital to stay with Michelle overnight. Kelly reports that Michelle’s tenacity and zest for life despite everything she went thru was something that she will carry with her forever. Truly life changing experience on the job
Next up this month is Firefighter Erin J. Pierce Erin has served with the Cleveland Division of Fire for the past 4 years and has been shuffled around quite a bit to garnish a variety of experiences in the Department. Currently Erin is the Assistant Public Information Officer and is also responsible for Public Education. Firefighter Pierce loves the opportunity to work in the community in which he was raised and making an impact on people’s lives in a positive way. A family man and self proclaimed “good cook”, Erin enjoys spending time in the kitchen. He’s also fond of basketball and bowling when time allows. When asked for his most memorable moment, Erin Pierce responds with THE FIRST DAY ON THE JOB. He recalls the anticipation and excitement of not being able to pinpoint the next call of what to expect. He enjoys being ready able and willing to make the call and to serve our community.