Attorney General Mike DeWine and the Ohio Peace Officers Training Academy honored fallen officers during the 24th annual state memorial service.
Remarks by: - Robert Fiatal - Executive Director, Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission - Grace Leon - Widow of Fallen Officer Wayne A. Leon - Sheriff Vernon Stanforth, Fayette County - Attorney General Mike DeWine - Sergeant Craig Hungler, Dublin Police Department
Vocal Performances by: - Grove City High School Chorale - Deputy Superintendent Steven Raubenolt, Ohio Bureau of Criminal Identification and Investigation
Featuring: - Firing Battery Salute - Wreath Honor Guard - Riderless Horse - Honor Roll Call - Sounding of Taps - Helicopter Flyover and Missing-Man Formation - Pipes and Drums
Four officers, who died while serving in 2010, were honored this year: - Chief Carl E. Worley, Ross Township Police Department - Trooper Andrew C. Baldridge, Ohio State Highway Patrol - Officer Thomas F. Patton II, Cleveland Heights Police Department - Sergeant James A. Kerstetter, Elyria Police Department
One historical induction was added this year, after his department discovered that he had made the ultimate sacrifice for his community many years ago: -Marshal John Vapenik, Maple Heights Police Department - 1920