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Protective Services


To ensure the provision of quality services for safety and security to County customers and general compliance liability exposures and losses through planning, education, innovative designs and the efficient management of manpower and resources. The key to fulfilling our mission is commitment and dedication.

The Protective Service Department of Cuyahoga exist for one purpose: to serve the public. Its primary function includes the protection of persons and County property and the preservation of orders as it affects the ongoing operations of County buildings:
  • To accomplish this goal Protective Services strives to create and maintain an atmosphere of security and well-being for all staff, customers and visitors to our service area.
  • Protective Services' staff and management render highly visible, courteous services and maintain a consistent, professional presence at county owned/operated properties. 
  • We seek to supplement, not duplicate, the services provided by local law enforcement officials.


In case of emergency please call (216) 443-2141 or  1-888-81-HELPU


Effrem Speigner
Protective Services Manager
(216) 443-7255 (Office)
(216) 348-4253 (Fax)