Three Officers Suspended Without Pay
Cleveland Mayor Frank G. Jackson, Director of Public Safety Michael McGrath and Division of Police Chief Calvin D. Williams announce that three Cleveland police officers have been suspended without pay for withholding information regarding an officer’s duty-related injury, failing to report a use of force incident, improperly engaging in a vehicle pursuit and other departmental charges. Patrol Officer Steven Fedorko, a four-year veteran of the Division of Police, has been suspended without pay for thirty days. Patrol Officer Joseph Tylka, a seven-year veteran of the Division of Police, has been suspended without pay for twelve days. Patrol Officer Lewis Stevens, a four-year veteran of the Division of Police, has been suspended without pay for eight days. Suspensions are effective immediately. All officers were assigned to the Fifth District at the time of the incident. A copy of the charge letters can be obtained through the Cleveland Public Records Center in Trending Topics at the link here: https://clevelandoh.govqa.us/suspended officers Any further information regarding this action will be made available through the Cleveland Public Records Center as well. About the City of Cleveland The City of Cleveland is committed to improving the quality of life of its residents by strengthening neighborhoods, delivering superior services, embracing diversity and making Cleveland a desirable, safe city in which to live, work, play, and do business. For more information on the City of Cleveland, visit online at www.city.cleveland.oh.us, Twitter at @cityofcleveland or Facebook at www.facebook.com/cityofcleveland.