We invite you to read the Jul-Aug 2018 issue of The Epitaph, the official newsletter of the Greater Cleveland Peace Officers Memorial Society.
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.
We are sad to announce that this year’s Night at the Races has been canceled due to circumstances beyond our control.
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.
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.
Thank you to Lake Erie Harley-Davison for donating at this year’s Cops Ride!
We invite you to register for the RBS Open at Shale Creek Golf Club June 28, 2018. The event benefits our mission.
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.
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 up
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 is