Join the Cleveland Bikers for Charity “Back the Blue Run” this June 27th. Donations will support both Shop with a Cop and the family of Detective James Skernevitz—lost in the line of duty on September 3, 2020. Registration is over breakfast at the Grindstone Tap House between 9-11am, and kickstands are up at 11:30 forRead More
2021 Police Collectors Show
Join us Saturday, May 22, 2021 from 10 a.m.-3 p.m. at the Double Tree Hotel, 1111 Lakeside. All are welcome, free admission, with patches badges coins & more! … And don’t forget to return to the Double Tree Saturday evening for our Fundraising Party with live entertainment, 50/50 raffle, door prizes & more! Spread theRead More
Announcing our 36th Annual Police memorial Commemoration
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.
Petition RE Parole Hearing for Man Who Killed Detective John Apanites, EOW April 7, 1969
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.
Remembering Detective James Skernivitz, EOW Sept. 3, 2020
It is with great sadness that we lose one of Cleveland’s finest, Detective James Skernivitz.
Join us May 15, 2020 on Facebook for our virtual commemoration
We can’t do our regular yearly commemoration ceremony in person, so let’s remember our fallen officers as best we can online!
2020 Tattoo and Police Week Events Canceled
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.
4th Annual Outdoorsmen Banquet Moved
The 4th Annual Outdoorsmen for Officers Banquet, which had been scheduled for April 25, will be moved to a later date. Stay tuned!
May 2: Ontario Police Memorial Foundation Fellowship Night
The Toronto, Ontario Police Memorial Foundation is extending a welcome to peers in the U.S. for its Fellowship Night Saturday, May 2, 2020.
Street Survival Seminar May 13 & 14, 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.