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Scammers push people to pay with iTunes gift cards

May 10, 2016 By Amy Hebert Consumer Education Specialist, FTC One thing we know about scammers –they want money, and they want it fast. That’s why, whatever the con they’re running, they usually ask people to pay a certain way. They want to make it easy for themselves to get the money—and nearly impossible for you to get it back. Their latest method? iTunes gift cards. To...Read more

Pink Sheet

Gates Mills Police Department Proud to Serve…Sworn to Protect From Your Police Department: The Police Department recently participated in the National Prescription Drug Take Back Program. During that time, we collected 38 lbs of unwanted/unused medication and had participation from 22 residents. This is the largest amount we have ever collected in this very successful program. The police...Read more

Pink Sheet Article

Gates Mills Police Department Proud to Serve…Sworn to Protect From Your Police Department: This month, we are expecting delivery of our new Ford Explorer AWD Police Interceptor sport utility vehicle. The new Police Interceptor patrol vehicles in our fleet are cost effective, highly rated, officer friendly, and more fuel efficient than the Ford Expedition that we are transitioning away from...Read more

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Thousands have died in car crashes involving cell phone use. New technology allows us to make phone calls, dictate texts or emails and update social media while driving – all actions that are proven to increase crash risk. The National Safety Council observes April as Distracted Driving Awareness Month to draw attention to this epidemic. NSC wants empower you to put safety first and Take...Read more

Pink Sheet

Gates Mills Police Department Proud to Serve…Sworn to Protect From Your Police Department: By the time you read this column, spring will have finally arrived! It was a pretty mild winter, but we did experience some occasional bone chilling temperatures. Hopefully you will have a great spring as we look forward to the summer months that are on the horizon! On March 11 th , Fire Chief...Read more

March Pink Sheet

Gates Mills Police Department Proud to Serve…Sworn to Protect From Your Police Department: National Consumer Protection Week (NCPW) is scheduled for March 6-12. NCPW is a coordinated campaign that encourages consumers to take advantage of their consumer rights and make better informed decisions. NCPW.gov offers consumers a myriad of helpful information from federal and state government and...Read more

Coffee with the Safety Forces

Saturday, March 24th 10am to 11am Community House Basement 1460 Chagrin River Rd. Join Police Chief Gregg Minichello and Fire Chief Tom Robinson for coffee and questions about your Gates Mills public safety services . We will be happy to discuss anything that is on your mind.Read more

February Pink Sheet

Gates Mills Police Department Proud to Serve…Sworn to Protect From Your Police Department: On behalf of the men and women of the Police Department, I would like to thank all those who contributed to the Village Employee Christmas Fund. I’d also like to thank those who kept the Town Hall supplied with delicious holiday food items. Your thoughtful expressions of support for the Police...Read more

AAA Traffic Safety Award

The Gates Mills Police Department received AAA's highest honor at the Community Traffic Safety Awards luncheon. Sgt. Randy Savage accepted the Platinum Award on November 17th. The Police Department was recognized for making the roadways safer for motorists, bicyclist, and pedestrians...Read more

From the Desk of Chief Gregg Minichello

Proud to Serve…Sworn to Protect From Your Police Department: It has been two years since Chagrin Valley Dispatch has been providing you with police, fire, and EMS dispatching services. I thought this would be a good opportunity to review some commonly used services and provide a brief description. Police, Fire & Medical Emergencies: Dial 911 and a dispatcher will assist you with your...Read more

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