END OF WATCH: September 3, 2020 Cleveland Division of Police Detective Skernivitz was shot and killed at about 10:00pm in the area of West 65th Street and Storer Avenue on Cleveland’s west side. He was working an undercover detail as part of a federal task force supporting Operation Legend. An informant who was with Detective
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 when
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.
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. He
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 three
On September 14, 2016, the State of Ohio lost a great public servant, Trooper Kenneth Velez of the Ohio State Highway Patrol.
On Tuesday, January 24, 2017 at 0600 hours, the City of Cleveland lost a great public servant, Officer David J. Fahey Jr.
END OF WATCH: December 1, 1853 Cleveland City Marshal’s Office At the beginning of the nineteenth century, Cleveland was a sparsely populated frontier settlement founded in 1796. The early occupants bore the responsibility for protecting their own lives and property. The promise of a new life in the fertile and forested lands brought more people,
END OF WATCH: May 15, 1875 Cleveland Police Department Badge: #42 A gang of six, recently arriving from out of town had taken up lodging at the “Wacht Am Rhein” saloon located at the south end of Pearl Street which is now W. 25th. The gang being suspected of burglaries was placed under surveillance and
END OF WATCH: July 18, 1883 Wellington Village Marshal’s Officer On the late evening of July 17, 1883 Wellington Marshal George Brenner was made aware of suspicious men in the area of Houghtons Drug store. Marshal Brenner watched the men from Footes Stable and saw them enter the alley behind the Union Block. Brenner first