Heroes Roll Call

Heroes Roll Call: Detective Harold Beingesser, #445

Harold Beingesser was appointed to the Cleveland Police Department on April 1, 1931 and was assigned to the 13th Precinct. On June 14, 1934, Beingesser was transferred to the detective bureau. On July 29, 1935, Detectives Harold Beingesser and Harry McCue were assigned to bring back Clarence Henderson, a former water department employee wanted for…

Read More →

Heroes Roll Call: Patrolman Albert Block, #39

The Cleveland Police Museum is honored to tell the stories of our Fallen Officers on the anniversaries of their End of Watch. On November 11, 1912, Albert H. Block was appointed to the Cleveland Police Department. One cold February night, Patrolman Block and Patrolman Callan, both of the vice squad were investigating a gambling in…

Read More →

Heroes Roll Call: Patrolman Gerald Bode, #782

The Cleveland Police Museum is honored to tell the stories of our Fallen Officers on the anniversaries of their End of Watch. Gerald Bode was appointed to the Cleveland Police Department on August 10, 1934. On December 18, 1937 at 11 pm, Patrolmen Gerald Bode and Virgil Payne observed five suspects acting suspiciously at Mullen’s…

Read More →

Heroes Roll Call: Patrolman Leroy E. Bouker, #132

The Cleveland Police Museum is honored to tell the stories of our Fallen Officers on the anniversary of their End of Watch. Leroy Bouker was appointed to the Cleveland Police Department on February 12, 1891 and was assigned to the 3rd and 2nd Districts.

Read More →

Heroes Roll Call: Patrolman William R. Burmeister, #161

The Cleveland Police Museum is honored to tell the stories of our Fallen Officers on the anniversaries of their End of Watches. Mrs. Estelle Miller, witness to the accident, was traveling eastbound on Gay Avenue. As she approached East 126th Street, a truck swerved sharply in front of her and knocked eleven year old Albert…

Read More →

Heroes Roll Call: Patrolman Harold C. Carroll, #1016

The Cleveland Police Museum is honored to tell the stories of our Fallen Officers on the anniversaries of their End of Watch. Harold Cooper Carroll (Blondie to his friends) was appointed a Cleveland Police Patrolman on March 12, 1938 and assigned Badge Number 1016. Upon completing the Police Academy, he was assigned to the 11th…

Read More →

Heroes Roll Call: Detective Robert J. Clark, #545

The Cleveland Police Museum is honored to tell the stories of our fallen officers on the anniversary of their End of Watch. Detective Robert Clark was survived by his wife Cathy and three children, Melissa age 8, Alaina age 6, and Robbie Jr. age 3.  Services were held at Our Lady of Angels Church on…

Read More →

Heroes Roll Call: Patrolman August Dyke, #738

The Cleveland Police Museum is honored to tell the stories of our Fallen Officers on the anniversaries of their End of Watch. While Dyke was apprehending the suspects, one turned and fired a shot at him, hitting Dyke in his chest. The patrolman proceeded to follow them, exchanging gunfire. One of the suspects was hit…

Read More →

Heroes Roll Call: Patrolman George E. Effinger, #374

The Cleveland Police Museum is honored to tell the stories of our Fallen Officers on the anniversary of their End of Watch. The five officers went to the restaurant and, although they had not drawn their guns, were greeted by gunfire from Jaworski. Effinger was shot in the lung. In spite of his serious wounds,…

Read More →

Heroes Roll Call: Patrol Officer David J. Fahey, Jr., #2453

The Cleveland Police Museum is honored to tell the stories of Cleveland’s fallen officers on the anniversary of their End of Watch. While assigned to the First Neighborhood Police District on January 24, 2107, he and his partner were dispatched to assist another agency investigating a fatal motor vehicle accident on Interstate 90.  Fahey was…

Read More →

Heroes Roll Call: Patrolman Albert Flemke, #803

The Cleveland Police Museum is honored to tell the stories of our Fallen Officers on the anniversary of their End of Watch. Albert Flemke left behind a loving family consisting of his wife Martha, six year old son Robert, and mother, Mathilda Reinheimer.  Services were held at the Nosek & Sons Funeral Homes and he…

Read More →