Layoffs: East Cleveland cuts 20 city workers, including 10 cops

Layoffs: East Cleveland cuts 20 city workers, including 10 cops
East Cleveland budget cuts
East Cleveland budget cuts

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.

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