The shoulder patch of the Gates Mills, Ohio, shoulder patch.

The patch of the Gates Mills, Ohio, Police Department depicts an old railroad bridge that spans the scenic Chagrin River. At one time, the bridge connected Cleveland with the rural areas of Northeast Ohio through the Interurban Railway System. Today, it is utilized as a pedestrian bridge that connects both sides of the river in the historic downtown district of Gates Mills. This important and representative landmark symbolizes the connection between the village’s past and future.