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2014 Police Memorial Commemoration

May 15, 2014 - May 18, 2014


Each year in mid-May, the society hosts the annual Police Memorial Commemoration in conjunction with National Police Week and Peace Officers Memorial Day (May 15th). The society takes this time to keep “The Promise” to all those who have given their lives as law enforcement officers of the Greater Cleveland area.

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Grave Marker Ceremony and Placement – Saturday before May 15
Volunteers and Survivors gather at the Police Memorial in Downtown Cleveland at Police Memorial Square (Huntington Park) at 8:00 a.m. for a brief ceremony to honor our fallen. Afterward, the group disperses to area cemeteries to place specially designed Grave Markers on the final resting place of officers from our region who have died in the line of duty.

Cleveland Police Memorial Service – Thursday morning, Cleveland Police Headquarters, 1300 Ontario St.

Heroes Welcome Reception – Thursday evening

Police Memorial Parade – Friday 10:30 am
Lakeside Ave. Westbound from E. 12th to W. 3rd St.

Memorial Service – Friday immediately following the parade, 11:30 am
Police Memorial Square

Luncheon for Parade Participants – Friday immediately following service, FOP Lodge 8 Hall, 2249 Payne Ave., Sponsored by Cleveland FOP Lodge 8

Police Fellowship Steak Roast – Friday 6 – 9 pm. Cleveland CPPA Hall, 1303 W. 58th St.

Police Collectors Show (National Police Collectors Show 2014)

Cleveland International Tattoo – Saturday 7 pm, Downtown Cleveland

After Tattoo Cast Party – Saturday evening
DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Cleveland Downtown Lakeside, Grand Ballroom

After Tattoo Party – Saturday evening
CPPA Zone Car Lounge, 1303 W. 58th St.

Police Memorial Mass & Breakfast – Sunday morning


May 15, 2014
May 18, 2014

The Greater Cleveland Peace Officers Memorial Society® Inc. (GCPOMS) is incorporated in the State of Ohio and approved as a 501 (c) (3) non-profit charitable organization by the U.S. Internal Revenue Service. Donations to the GCPOMS are tax deductible as allowed by the IRS. All rights reserved. The GCPOMS' name, motto, logo, images, including the Greater Cleveland Peace Officers Memorial (GCPOM) are the exclusive property of the GCPOMS, are registered, and their use in any way is prohibited without the express written consent of the GCPOMS President or Board of Directors. This includes any use of the GCPOM, including but is not limited to use as a backdrop in any video, photos, electronic or printed material, or as a venue for any special event. The GCPOMS can be contacted via email at info@policememorialsociety.org, or by calling 216-337-3537.

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