They reported he had been found Wednesday morning after conducting a search.
Cutler, 49, was previously last seen in the area of Braemer Rd. in Shaker Heights around 4:30 a.m. Tuesday.
His car was found locked more than 150 miles away in Kingsley Township, Pennsylvania inside Allegany National Park.
Cutler was driving a 2020 Toyota Corolla with Ohio plates ECX8169.
Shaker Heights police said Cutler’s family hadn’t heard from him.
Cutler is the head of the Music Theory department at the Cleveland Institute of Music.
Cutler missed work Tuesday and also didn’t show up for a family engagement.
Pennsylvania State Police organized a search for Cutler at daybreak and reported a short time later that he’d been found safe.
Police haven’t released any further information on his disappearance.