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Clayton Harris

police chief

Clayton Harris, American police chief. Recipient Appreciation awards Cops and Kids, Inc., 1995-1997, Ohio Law Enforcement Games, 1997.

Background

Harris, Clayton was born on February 1, 1955 in Cleveland. Son of Lawrence and Christine P. (Hawkins) Harris.

Education

Associate of Arts in Law Enforcement, Cuyahoga Community College, Cleveland, 1977. Bachelor of Science in Criminal Justice, Ohio University, 1979.

Career

Patrol officer Cuyahoga Metropolitan Housing Police Department, 1979-1980. Firefighter City of East Cleveland, 1980. Commander East Cleveland Police Department, 1980-1994, Cleveland Police Department, 1994-1995.

Chief of police Cuyahoga Community College, since 1995. Member advisory board Attorney General Law Enforcement Conference, since 1994, Cuyahoga Regional Information System.

Works

  • Author: Urban Police Mountain Bike Training Techniques, 1994-1997, Commodity Credit Corporation Bike Safety Rodeo, 1996-1997. Director/founder: (gospel quartet) Divine Creation Ministries, 1987.

Membership

President Cleveland chapter NOBLE, since 1989. Chairman training committee Mayor's Minority Recruitment Committee, 1997. Member Mayor's Black on Black Crime committee, 1997.

Member Formatting Objects Processor, IACP (Internatl. Association of Chief's Police), IACLEA (Internatl. Association of Campus Law Enforcement Administrator) others.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf, basketball, jogging, writing, music.

Connections

Married Kimberly Joy Hawkins, October 7, 1992. Children: Joshua, Keturah, Valerie.

father:
Lawrence Harris

mother:
Christine P. (Hawkins) Harris

spouse:
Kimberly Joy Hawkins

children:
Joshua Harris

Keturah Harris

Valerie Harris