The “Guardians of THE LAND,” deliver safety for the people. Service without expectation and an extraordinary commitment to our community.
Click Below To Meet This Month’s Guardians of THE LAND
William Mokshefsky has been employed with the Cleveland Division of Police for just over 19 years. What he enjoys most is having the ability to help others and create posititve experiences in the community to help change the public perception of the police. He also enjoys the daily comradery of his co-workers and training new young officers. Officer Mokshefsky’s favorite past time is spending quality time with his family, going to family dinners, Amusement Parks and family vacations. He coaches his kids sporting teams, works on projects around his home and looks forward to evening walks with his wife. His most memorable experience on the job was when he was promoted to Sergeant. The sense of accomplishment was extremely satisfying.
Meet Shirley M. King Ms. King is a Cleveland Police Officer who works in the 5th District on basic patrol She has served on the Department for 23 years! The thing she enjoys most about her career is getting to meet new people everyday and being able to help those in need. Her most memorable experience on the job was when a man whom she had previously arrested, walked up to her at a Wal-mart and thanked her because he was able to turn his life around. In Shirley’s spare time she enjoys spending time with her family, she’s a proud mother of three and a grandmother! She also enjoys theater, painting, up cycling furniture and dining out.
Our Recognized Firefighter this month is Rudolph Buffington Rudolph Buffington is a Lieutenant with the Cleveland Fire Department, Engine 6. He has served with the Department for 22 years, and is an active member of Vanguards of Cleveland, the International Association of Black Firefighters. Providing a public service is what he enjoys most about his career and when he’s not on the job, Lieutenant Buffington likes to read and watch sports. One of his most memorable experiences was fighting an apartment complex fire where he and his fellow firefighters evacuated 300 people out of a building that was fully involved, and no one was hurt.