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Cleveland Police to open new headquarters in city's Kinsman-Union neighborhood

Under Mayor Jackson, the area is being re-branded as "Opportunity Corridor."
Cleveland Police Headquarters in downtown Cleveland.

CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Police headquarters officially have a new home. 

On Thursday, the city announced that the headquarters would open along Opportunity Corridor-- in the city's Kinsman-Union neighborhood. 

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The 13-acre complex will be located near East 75th Street and will represent a "substantial investment in Mayor Frank Jackson's Neighborhood Transformation Initiative locations," according to a press release issued Thursday. 

“Through this project and other significant investments in the Division, we are creating the necessary technological and logistical infrastructure to reduce crime while being more open and accessible to the community.”

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The facility will be home to the following amenities:

  • Community Center
  • Police museum
  • Evidence storage, filing systems
  • Command staff operations center
  • Public Spaces

The complex will be home to approximately 600 to 750 jobs. The city says  construction will begin in 2021 and is expected to be complete by 2022. 

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