The Black Shield Police Association
Patrol Officer Rhonda Gray began her career with the Cleveland Division of Police in 1988, working in basic patrol for fourteen years. P.O. Gray has done details in Sex Crimes and the Vice Unit before becoming a district detective for eleven years. In 2013, P.O. Rhonda Gray became the first African American female detective in the Homicide Unit, where she worked for five years.
During her career, P.O. Gray has been awarded a Medal of Heroism and a Special Commendation award from CPD, Special Recognition from the US House of Representatives, and she was also awarded the Officer of the Year award by the BSPA.
Fun Facts: Born one of nine siblings, P.O. Gray previously worked as an EMT for the City of Cleveland, and is currently a Registered Nurse with her Master's Degree in Nursing (MSN) from Ursuline College.
P.O. Rhonda Gray is recognized as the BSPA's Officer of the Month for November 2020.