It is with great sadness that we lose one of Cleveland’s finest, Detective James Skernivitz.
Nguyen, Patrol Officer Vu
Cleveland Division of Police End of Watch, Friday, July 6, 2018 Police Officer Vu Nguyen passed away four days after collapsing during a 1.5-mile timed run that was part of the agency’s canine handler eligibility process. He and other candidates were participating in the physical fitness portion of the process in 90+ degree heat whenRead More
Mazany, Patrolman Mathew J.
Mentor Police Department End of Watch, Sunday, June 24, 2018 Police Officer Mathew Mazany was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver while assisting another officer during a traffic stop on Route 2, near Route 306, at approximately 1:00 a.m. The vehicle that had been stopped contained a subject that was wanted in another jurisdiction.Read More
Chance, Patrolman Clarence Cerill
Cuyahoga Falls Police Department End of Watch, Friday, May 30, 1947 Patrolman Chance was pursuing a speeding motorist on his motorcycle when he was struck by cross traffic at the intersection of Oakwood Drive and Front Street. At the time of his death he had served the City of Cuyahoga Falls for 4 years. HeRead More
Sayle, Deputy Marshal Harry N.
Shaker Heights Police Department End of Watch, Sunday, August 27, 1916 Deputy Marshal Harry Sayle was shot and killed as he was chasing three boys through a wooded area near Buckeye and Center roads. One of the boys had just sent a .22 caliber rifle bullet through the windshield of a passing motorist. All threeRead More
Velez, Trooper Kenneth
On September 14, 2016, the State of Ohio lost a great public servant, Trooper Kenneth Velez of the Ohio State Highway Patrol.
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.
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.
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
Remembering Our Fallen… March
Remembering officers who have died in Marches past…. we have their stories from the oldest fatality, Patrolman William P. Armstrong, d. March 9, 1919, to the most recent, Patrol Officer James Kerstetter, who died in 2010. Patrolman William P. Armstrong, d. March 9, 1919 Patrolman William P. Armstrong, was appointed to the Cleveland Police DepartmentRead More
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