Greater Cleveland Peace Officers Memorial Society
Honoring the service of fallen peace officers, ensuring that they are never forgotten
and providing assistance and emotional support to their families.
Join the law enforcement community as we honor our fallen heroes. The week's events include: grave marker ceremony and placement, memorial services, memorial parade and luncheon for participants, fellowship steak roast, street survival seminar, Heroes Welcome reception, collectors show, Cleveland International Tattoo, cast party and after tattoo party and memorial mass and breakfast. The DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel at Cleveland Downtown-Lakeside is the host hotel for 2015.
The Greater Cleveland Peace Officers Memorial Society announced its plan for an expansion of their Memorial, which stands at Lakeside Avenue and West 3rd Street and honors the lives of 184 officers who were killed in the line of duty from Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, Medina and Northern Summit Counties.
This year we are honoring these amazing individuals for exemplary service to our country and community:
Jim Milano, President Milano Monuments
The Samuel H. Miller Lifetime Achievement Award
Tom Dean, Chair Grave Marker Project and
John Dean, Vice President GCPOMS
GCPOMS President’s Award
Lieutenant Paul Shepard Fairview Park PD
The Anthony J. Johnson Sr. Police Officer of the Year Award
Jason Salupo, Owner West Park Station
The Patrolman Norman A Drew Memorial Man of the Year Award
Chaplain Richard Bartley, Bratenahl PD
The Lance Corporal Andrew Nowacki Memorial Veteran of the Year Award
Mark “Munch” Bishop, Host ESPN Cleveland Tonight
GCPOMS Honored Friend Award
Purchase a congratulatory ad for the above award recipients.