Greater Cleveland Peace Officers Memorial Society™
A Big THANK YOU!!!
We would like to thank everyone for making our 34th Peace Officers Memorial week a great success. And remember to keep the date for next years memorial and tattoo when we celebrate Police Week in Cleveland May 11-16, 2020!
Shop for GCPOMS Merchandise
We invite you to shop our online products. With your purchase, you are supporting the operation of this organization whose purpose is to honor fallen officers. This website features selected memorial merchandise. All memorial merchandise will be available at certain GCPOMS Merchandise Sales. Specific dates and locations here.
June 30: Cops Ride to Honor Four of Ohio’s Fallen Officers
On Sunday June 30, 2019, the 11th Annual Cops Ride ceremony will be held at 10:30 a.m. at the Greater Cleveland Peace Officers Memorial located at the corner of West 3rd and Lakeside, with Monica Robins of WKYC as the Master of Ceremonies. The ceremony is open to the public and will honor and remember our nation's one hundred and sixty-three fallen law enforcement officers from 2018.
- Message from the President
- Survivors’ Corner
- Badges of Courage
- In Memoriam
Keeping The Promise... to never forget our fallen heroes.™
Honoring the service of fallen peace officers, ensuring that they are never forgotten and providing assistance and emotional support to their families. We serve Cuyahoga, Lake, Lorain, Geauga, Medina and Northern Summit counties.
What We Do
We Honor Service to the CommunityEach year in May, the Police Memorial Society remembers fallen officers during the Greater Cleveland Police Memorial Commemoration, a schedule of events for family, friends and the entire community. The 34th Annual Greater Cleveland Peace Officers Memorial Society Commemoration will coincide with Police Week in 2019. Events include:
- Greater Cleveland Police Memorial Parade
- Greater Cleveland Peace Officers Memorial Service
- Public Safety Fair & Expo: Exhibits and interactive displays by first responders on Saturday of the Commemoration.
- Cleveland International Tattoo
Enjoy the stirring sounds and pageantry of the Pipes and Drums, marching bands, drill teams, dancers and choruses. A heart-pounding and high energy salute to our safety forces, our armed forces . . . our country!
- Samuel H. Miller Lifetime Achievement Award
- PO Anthony J. Johnson Memorial Police Officer of the Year Award
- Patrolman Norman A. Drew Memorial Citizen of the Year Award
- Lance Corporal Andrew W. Nowacki Memorial Veteran of the Year Award
- GCPOMS President's Award