From the Police Department
National Substance Abuse Prevention Month
Studies show that the earlier an individual starts smoking, drinking, or using other drugs, the greater the likelihood of developing an addiction. 9 out of 10 people who abuse or are addicted to nicotine, alcohol, or other drugs began using these substances before they turn 18. (NCTSN, 2021). The Mayfield Heights Police Department responded to 15 overdoses in 2021. Drug and alcohol addiction does not only affect the individual; it also causes stress and anxiety to family and friends. If you or someone you know needs assistance, you may call the Mayfield Heights Police Department at
440-442-2323 and ask to speak with a member of our “Safe Passages” program.
Theft of Bicycles/ Bike Registration
The Police Department has taken several stolen bicycle reports over the past couple of months.
The Police Department provides FREE bike registration stickers to place on your bike, and these
free stickers are available for pickup at the police department front window. Once registered, we can locate the owner of a bicycle by the registration number. Please secure bikes at night by placing a lock on them or securing them in a garage.
Auto Theft/Theft from Auto
Several communities in northeast Ohio are experiencing theft of property from vehicles. Mayfield Heights residents are also reporting thefts. In all of the cases, the property was left in the vehicle overnight, visible to the suspects. The police department also took a stolen vehicle report where the keys were left inside the vehicle. As a reminder, please secure valuables out of view and lock your vehicle doors!