The Police Memorial Society sponsors the Annual Greater Cleveland Peace Officers Memorial Society Commemoration in conjunction with National Police Week and Peace Officers Memorial Day. 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 the Cleveland International Tattoo.
The family of Cleveland Police Detective John Apanites (EOW April 1969) is asking the public to sign and share a petition to present to the patrol hearing of Apanites’ killer, Joseph McDonald.
It is with great sadness that we lose one of Cleveland’s finest, Detective James Skernivitz.
We can’t do our regular yearly commemoration ceremony in person, so let’s remember our fallen officers as best we can online!
Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, The Greater Cleveland Peace Officers Memorial Society® Board of Directors has decided to cancel the events of Peace Officers Memorial Week and the Cleveland International Tattoo scheduled for May 15 and 16, 2020.
The 4th Annual Outdoorsmen for Officers Banquet, which had been scheduled for April 25, will be moved to a later date. Stay tuned!
The Toronto, Ontario Police Memorial Foundation is extending a welcome to peers in the U.S. for its Fellowship Night Saturday, May 2, 2020.
Science is the backbone of this two-day event focusing on what impacts the profession, the mission and the officers: stress. We examine two types of stress that impact duty human performance as well as off-duty behavior and attitudes: Sudden Onset Acute Stress and Cumulative/ Chronic Stress.
We invite you to read the October-November-December 2019 issue of The Epitaph, the official newsletter of the Greater Cleveland Peace Officers Memorial Society®. The Epitaph is chock full of articles recapping
We invite you to read the July-August-September 2019 issue of The Epitaph, the official newsletter of the Greater Cleveland Peace Officers Memorial Society®. The Epitaph is chock full of articles recapping