Matthew Mangino

Matthew T. Mangino: Ambush of Police Officers is a Growing Problem

The search being conducted in eastern Pennsylvania may be unprecedented, but the ambush of law enforcement officers is not. Between 1990 and 2012, more than 1,200 law enforcement officers were murdered. About one in six of those murders were fatal ambushes, according to the International Association of Chiefs of Police (IACP). In a report recentlyRead More

Canadian Law Enforcement Memorial Service

Come Join Us For The National Canadian Law Enforcement Memorial Service Come Join our Canadian Brothers and Sisters in the beautiful city of Ottawa, Ontario, Canada for their 37th Annual Canadian Law Enforcement Memorial Weekend – Friday September 26-29, 2014. Friday night is the meet and greet at Russell’s lounge. Saturday is a Swap meet,Read More

Flag at Woodland Cemetery

Eight fallen officers to receive headstones

Eight Greater Cleveland police officers, killed in the line of duty, to receive headstones on their unmarked graves (Reprinted from Cleveland.com on May 23, 2014) Headstones at Woodland Cemetery in Cleveland, where three Cleveland police officers, killed in the line of duty, have rested for decades without headstones commemorating their lives and service. (Lisa DeJong, TheRead More

The Promise Newsletter

Read The Spring 2014 Promise Newsletter

Please click to view the current issue of “The Promise,” the newsletter of the GCPOMS, now available. This issue is full of great information about the upcoming Police Memorial Commemoration which begins next week in Cleveland as well as important general news and information. We encourage our members to submit articles for “The Promise” newsletter. “ThePromise” and GCPOMS reserves theRead More

Barb Apanites Rides in the Police Unity Tour – You can help!

Update: Cleveland Clinic Police also ride in Police Unity Tour – 2/25/2014 Barb Apanites is the surviving daughter of Cleveland PD PO John Apanites, EOW: April 7, 1969, and also a GCPOMS volunteer who participating in the 2014 Police Unity Tour in May. The PUT is a great event that raises funds for the NationalRead More

“Report Writing Made Easier”

Anyone wishing to purchase the book, “Report Writing Made Easier” by Jayne Kracker, you can order by calling 440-834-4759 or emailing her at krackerj@att.net. We apologize for not including this information in the summer issue with the article.

Police Unity Tour Cyclists

2014 Police Unity Tour

Barb Apanites Rides in the Police Unity Tour You can help! Update: Cleveland Clinic Police also ride in Police Unity Tour Barb Apanites is the surviving daughter of Cleveland PD PO John Apanites, EOW: April 7, 1969, and also a GCPOMS volunteer who participating in the 2014 Police Unity Tour in May. The PUT is aRead More

Officer Down T Shirt Form

Officers Down 5K T-Shirts for Sale

The Officers Down 5K is an annual event representing and celebrating officers who have fallen protecting our communities, as well as the officers who serve us daily. T-shirts are being sold to raise money for The Officers Down 5K Foundation to continue the growth and expansion of this event. This is a limited time offer.Read More