Sergeant Linda Sealey May 2020 Member of the Month
The Black Shield Police Association
Sergeant Linda Sealey has been a proud member of the Cleveland Division of Police since 1994, as part of the Division's 110th Academy Class.
Before her promotion to Sergeant, Sealey was assigned to the Academy Unit where she collaborated with the Cuyahoga Co. Mental Health Board to implement the first Crisis Intervention Team Training (CIT) in 2003. During that time, Sgt. Sealey obtained a grant to purchase the first tasers used by Basic Patrol, which earned her an award from the County's Mental Health Board, a Chief's Commendation and a Letter of Appreciation from the ADAMHS Board.
Sgt. Sealey is a community advocate - in years past she worked with the community directly on neighborhood issues implementing a local reading program for elementary school students and has served Thanksgiving dinners to vulnerable local families.
Sergeant Sealey serves in the 5th District and is the OIC in the Records Section; gifted in organization and management, she has digitized records of Division equipment, created proper storage and property protocols and is detailed with shift statistical data. In addition, Sgt. Sealey has served the Black Shield as Recording Secretary in years past.
Sergeant Linda Sealey is recognized as the BSPA's Officer of the Month for May 2020 - we are proud of her many accomplishments today and every day.