Cleveland Police Memorial Parade and Ceremony (Source: WOIO)
CLEVELAND, OH (WOIO) -
The 32nd annual Cleveland Police Memorial Parade, part of Police Memorial Week, honored the officers who died in the line of duty from Cuyahoga, Lake, Lorain, Geauga, Medina, and northern Summit counties.
Friday's parade was the first memorial parade since the Jan. 2017 death of Cleveland Police Officer David Fahey and the Sept. 2016 death of Ohio State Highway Patrol Trooper Kenneth Velez. Surviving members from both families were acknowledged and honored during the ceremony.
Officers from all over, including from Virginia and parts of Canada, took park in the parade and ceremony.
The parade stepped off at 10:30 a.m. near the intersection of East 12th Street and Lakeside Avenue. The marchers then head west on Lakeside Avenue to West 3rd Street.