EAST CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) –

We’ve learned East Cleveland Police today laid off 20 people. 10 are officers. 10 are other staff members.

That is approximately 1/4 of the department.

Chief Ralph Spotts told 19 Action News, “This will be a tremendous loss.”

We’ve reported, East Cleveland has been going through budget problems.

http://www.19actionnews.com/story/20546505/layoffs-east-cleveland-cuts-20-officers-from-the-force

Article Courtesy of WOIO 19 Action News

LOCAL: East Cleveland Cuts 20 City Workers, 10 of them Police Officers  was originally published on wzakcleveland.com

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