Heroes Roll Call

Heroes Roll Call: Patrolman Edward W. Murray, #507

The Cleveland Police Museum is honored to tell the stories of our Fallen Officers on the anniversary of their End of Watch. Edward W.  Murray, a thirty-two year veteran of the police department at the time of his death, was appointed a Patrolman on August 16, 1943.  He was off duty at 11:45 p.m., July…

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Heroes Roll Call: Patrolman William A. Nagy, #1625

The Cleveland Police Museum is honored to tell the stories of our Fallen Officers on the anniversaries of their End of Watch. A police car patrolling nearby was alerted to the robbery and the shoot-out. The other officers arrived during the gun fight but could not save the fallen officer. Patrol Officer William Nagy was…

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Heroes Roll Call: Watchman James Osborne

The Cleveland Police Museum is honored to tell the stories of our Fallen Officers on the anniversary of their End of Watch. Growing trade and commerce, combined with an influx of immigrants from Europe, helped the small frontier settlement of Cleveland grow into a bustling city.  This growth necessitated an organized system of law enforcement. …

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Heroes Roll Call: Patrol Officer Derek W. Owens, #746

The Cleveland Police Museum is honored to tell the stories of our Fallen Officers on the anniversaries of their End of Watch. In 2019, the community opened the Officer Derek Owens’ Memorial Park.  The reflective park is in the memory of Officer Owens and in unity with his family as a way for the community…

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Heroes Roll Call: Patrolman Edward M. Parker, #537

The Cleveland Police Museum is honored to tell the stories of our Fallen Officers on the anniversaries of their End of Watch. Parker reached for his revolver in his right hip pocket and a man shot him over the heart. Rising on one knee, Parker fired three shots at his fleeing murderer. Witnesses said the…

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Heroes Roll Call: Patrolman Herman F. Reimer, #249

The Cleveland Police Museum is honored to tell the stories of our Fallen Officers on the anniversaries of their End of Watch. The night watchman heard someone shout, “My God, I’ve been shot! Let me go, oh, let me go.” As he ran to the door, he saw Reimer staggering around the corner, clutching his…

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