Mayor Jackson & County Executive Budish to Mandate Use of Masks Throughout City of Cleveland, Cuyahoga County

Photo by Pille-Riin Priske

by Tatyana McknightJuly 3, 20200 Comments

Ahead of the Fourth of July holiday, Mayor Frank G. Jackson today signed an order requiring the use of masks, among other things, throughout the City of Cleveland. Click here to view the order. Cuyahoga County Executive Armond Budish announced his intent to bring before Cuyahoga County Council legislation next week mandating the use of masks in the county’s public spaces.

“The spike in coronavirus cases across the City of Cleveland warrants the mandated use of masks,” said Mayor Jackson. “If Clevelanders do not heed these critical warnings and prevention efforts, the effects will be disastrous to the economy and, most importantly, to individuals and families. No one is immune to this virus.”

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Cleveland Police Officers Disciplined

Three Officers Suspended Without Pay

by Daniel Williams

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. Continue reading