News Item:
East Cleveland: City to lay off 20 percent of police
12/31/2012
CLEVELAND, OH — East Cleveland will lay off 20 percent of its police force, officials confirm late Thursday night.

That total amounts to about 18 to 19 people.

It is unclear where in the department those cuts will come from. More details should be available over the course of the day Friday.

There is no official word on when the cuts will take effect, but it is believed any layoffs would be implemented after Jan. 1, 2013.

WKYC Web Staff. "East Cleveland: City to lay off 20 percent of police". WKYC. December 28, 2012. http://www.wkyc.com/news/article/275511/45/East–Cleveland–City–to–lay–off–20–percent–of–police