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Cleveland Middle School Teacher Arrested After Recording Device Found in Girls Locker Room

From the Cleveland Police Department: On March 15, 2022, a Cleveland Middle School student discovered a covert electronic recording device in the girls’ locker room of Cleveland Middle School. The school administrators took immediate action in notifying the School Resource Officer, John Milen. Officer Milen initiated an investigation, promptly notifying Cleveland Police Department supervisors and the Criminal Investigations Division. Cleveland Police administration and investigators responded to the scene to work with Cleveland Middle School staff and began conducting interviews. Within 24 hours, the suspect, Cleveland Middle School teacher, Christopher Schroll, was identified and arrested.
Schroll was charged with a felony Attempted Aggravated Unlawful Photography of a minor. The investigation will continue.
We commend Cleveland Middle School staff for their immediate action in the handling of this situation, placing priority on the safety and well-being of the students. We also appreciate the partnership in working hand in hand with our agency to identify the person responsibly.
Read the statement from Cleveland Middle School below