Dornat Drummond bio

Dornat Drummond

Chief, Cleveland Division of Police

On July 21, 2022, City of Cleveland Mayor Justin Bibb administered the Oath of Office to Dornat (Wayne) Drummond as Chief of Police.

Chief Drummond was appointed to the Cleveland Division of Police on May 8, 1989 and began his career in the First District. He was promoted to Sergeant in the year 2000 and Lieutenant in 2002, supervising the Fugitive Unit and Case Preparation Unit. During this time, he also served as the Division’s Public Information Officer.

In 2005, Lieutenant Drummond was appointed to the rank of Commander, overseeing the Division’s Sixth District on the city’s northeast side, which includes the
Collinwood and Glenville neighborhoods. On February 10, 2014, Commander Drummond was appointed to Deputy Chief of Field Operations, overseeing the five
Neighborhood Districts, the Bureau of Traffic, the Bureau of Community Policing, and Special Events for the division. On January 3, 2022, Deputy Chief Drummond was appointed Interim Police Chief.

Chief Wayne Drummond grew up in the Cleveland-Cedar Avenue neighborhood. He is a graduate of the University of Toledo (B.A.) and a graduate of the Federal Bureau of Investigation National Academy Class 230. Chief Drummond has been married to his wife, Trish, for 27 years. He has four children and three grandchildren. Chief Drummond will serve as the 41st Chief of Police.