Cleveland city council members concerned about violence over Memorial Day weekend

Like many of us, city councilmen Michael Polensek and Joe Jones are fed up with the rise of violence in Cleveland.

Violence, Crime

5/28/2022 2:31:00 PM

FIGHTING CRIME IN CLE: City councilmembers are sounding the alarm to top police officials, concerned about more violence erupting during Memorial Day weekend.

Like many of us, city councilmen Michael Polensek and Joe Jones are fed up with the rise of violence in Cleveland .

Polensek has expressed his concerns to Cleveland’s top police officials about more crime and violence erupting during Memorial Day weekend.“We’re all concerned about the summer especially if we have a hot so we’re looking at the police department especially as it pertains to deployment,” Polensek added.

At a recent safety committee meeting, Councilman Jones says more needs to be done to get illegal guns off the streets.“Come back with something that goes after and targets the people in the city of Cleveland, the corner stores the gas stations, and anywhere that is selling the firearms... that’s the direction we should take this,” said Jones.

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