The city of Brooklyn offers residents and businesses in the community a quality location in northeast Ohio. The residents are offered a hometown community that offers city services, quality schools, great parks and recreational activities for young and old. The Brooklyn Senior Center offers programs and services for the older population of the community. The city of Brooklyn provides safety and welfare of the residents and businesses through the Brooklyn Police and Fire Departments that provides protection for the lives and property of the community. The city has a certified building department which processes all building permits, contractor registrations and conducts routine inspections. The Brooklyn Recreation Department offers a wide range of programs and activities including exercise, education and recreation to the residents in Brooklyn.