Greater Cleveland Peace Officers Memorial Society

The primary mission of the Greater Cleveland Peace Officers Memorial Society is to honor those peace officers who have made the supreme sacrifice in giving their lives in the performance of service to their communities and the Nation, especially those from the Greater Cleveland area. Cuyahoga, Geauga, Lake, Lorain, and Medina Counties.

Today the Society is comprised of police officers, families, friends and supporters dedicated to honoring the memories of all officers killed in the line of duty. The Society has adopted the motto "In Honore Casorum", Latin for "Honor Our Fallen".

In addition to maintaining the Greater Cleveland Peace Officers Memorial, the Society
has pledged itself to the following goals:

-Honor all law enforcement officers who have died in the line of duty.

-Provide assistance to families of officers who have died in the line of duty.

-Provide assistance to police officers seriously injured in the line of duty.

-Assist law enforcement agencies with planning and implementation of Line of Duty Death funerals.

-Create a public awareness of the hazards of the law enforcement profession.

-Improve police-community relations.

-Further the law enforcement profession by sponsoring training, and humanitarian programs, as well as educational development such as the Pete Lawer Memorial Scholarship fund.