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Public Safety & Justice Services Mission Statement: To provide a wide range of public safety and justice services to residents and first responders of Cuyahoga County, while embracing current and new technologies in the public safety field.

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Public Safety & Justice Services

Cuyahoga County Department of Public Safety & Justice Services 
2079 East 9th Street, Suite 5-200,
Cleveland, Ohio 44115

Main Office Phone
: (216) 443-7265; (216) 443-2129 fax

With the transformation to a Charter-form of county government, in 2011 the Cuyahoga County Department of Public Safety and Justice Services was established. The Department encompasses all divisions that previously existed under the County’s former Department of Justice Affairs.   In addition to descriptions of the Department’s various operations, programs and services, on this website you will also find information about emergency preparedness, trainings, citizen volunteers, current publications, grant announcements, public safety communications updates, and other valuable resources.

FY2021 State Homeland Security Program (SHSP) and State Homeland Security Grant - Law Enforcement (SHSP-LE)

OH EMA notified Public Safety & Justice Services (PSJS) that our Region’s FY2021 SHSP and SHSP-LE projects are due at the end of August. These projects will shape Ohio’s FY2021 HSGP Application to FEMA. In order to meet Ohio EMA’s deadline, we've put together the following timeline:

Cuyahoga County Agencies:
  • Project applications due to CCESAB Committee Chairs via email, with a copy to PSJS by noon Friday, 7/23/21.
  • Request Committee Meetings take place 7/26/21 - 8/5/21
  • Committee Chairs to submit prioritized applications to PSJS by noon on Friday, 8/6/21
  • CCESAB will meet to prioritize Cuyahoga County projects at the regularly scheduled meeting at 2:00 P.M. on 8/12/21 at the Northeast Ohio Regional Sewer District.
Cuyahoga County agencies seeking to submit a project application, must have their project reviewed and approved by the appropriate committee of the Cuyahoga County Emergency Services Advisory Board (CCESAB) at a called meeting* of the committee prior to the application due date. Cuyahoga projects will only be accepted by PSJS from committee chairs.

All Other Agencies:
  • Project applications must be submitted via email to PSJS by noon, Friday 8/12/21.

SHSP Documents:
SHSP-LE Documents:

Cuyahoga County Department of Public Safety & Justice Services 2021 Title II Formula Grant Solicitation Programs and Services to Reduce Juvenile Arrests and Racial and Ethnic Disparities in the Juvenile Justice System Solicitation for Applications

The application must be received via email by August 13th, 2021, at 12:00PM.

Please submit to: 
Cynthia Mason, 
Senior Grants Coordinator 
Department of Public Safety and Justice Services 
P: 216.443-5263 

Late or faxed applications will not be considered for funding. Pre-Proposal Conference in person or via Microsoft Teams In-Person 

Date: Friday July 23, 2021 Time: 11:00 a.m. at the 
Cuyahoga County Administration Headquarters Conference Room 5-006 
2079 E. 9th Street, Cleveland, Ohio 


Microsoft Teams Call in (audio only) +1 440-462-2064 
Phone Conference I.D. 673 394 757# 

Contact for the link to join via video on your Computer or Mobile App 

Cuyahoga County RFP
Budget Worksheet