Chief Edward P. Kovacic

Chief Edward P. Kovacic, 1930-2018

We are sad to learn that Chief Edward Kovacic passed away on September 30. Visitation hours Oct. 3; funeral mass Oct. 4 at The Cathedral of John the Evangelist.

Night at the Races

Canceled: 2018 Night at the Races

We are sad to announce that this year’s Night at the Races has been canceled due to circumstances beyond our control.

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Remembering Our Fallen… July

Remembering officers who have died in Julys past…. we have their stories from the oldest fatality, Marshal George Brenner, d. July 16, 1883, to the most recent, Police Officer Joshua T. Miktarian, d. July 13, 2008.

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Remembering Our Fallen… June

Remembering officers who have died in Junes past…. we have their stories from the oldest fatality, Patrolman Edward Parker d. June 19, 1912, to the most recent, Patrol Officer Wayne A. Leon, who died June 25, 2000.

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June 24, 2018: 10th Annual Cops Ride

The 10th Annual Cops Ride is Sunday, June 24. The ceremony begins at 10:30 a.m. at the Police Memorial at West 3rd and Lakeside and the processional ride begins at 11 a.m. to Lake Erie Harley Davidson for food and entertainment.

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Remembering Our Fallen… May

Remembering officers who have died in Mays past…. we have their stories from the oldest fatality, Patrolman Michael Kick d. May 5, 1875, to the most recent, Investigator Jason D. West, who died in 2007. Patrolman Michael Kick, d. May 5, 1875 A gang of six, recently arriving from out of town had taken upRead More

33rd Annual Memorial Commemoration

Updated Information – 33rd Annual Police Memorial Commemoration (May 17-20, 2018)

The Police Memorial Society sponsors the 33rd Annual Greater Cleveland Peace Officers Memorial Society Commemoration in conjunction with National Police Week and Peace Officers Memorial Day on May 17-20, 2018. Public events include a parade down Lakeside Avenue (“Police Memorial Way”) followed by a commemorative service at the Peace Officers Memorial. The premier event isRead More