Attorney General Mike DeWine and the Ohio Peace Officers Training Academy honored fallen officers during the 26th annual state memorial service.
Remarks by: - Robert Fiatal - Executive Director, Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission - Paula Kalaman - Mother of Fallen Officer John P. Kalaman - Sheriff Vernon Stanforth, Fayette County - Attorney General Mike DeWine
Vocal Performances by: - Grove City High School Chorale - Officer Regina Dudley, Columbus Division of Police - Deputy Superintendent Steven Raubenolt, Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation
Featuring: - Firing Battery Salute - Honor Guard - Riderless Horse - Honor Roll Call - Sounding of Taps - Helicopter Flyover and Missing-Man Formation - Pipes and Drums
Three officers, who died while serving in 2012, were honored this year: - Officer Frank Mancini, Akron Police Department - Officer Jason Gresko, Willoughby Police Department - Officer Marcia Figueroa, Cleveland Police Department
Three historical inductions were also added this year, after their departments discovered through research that they had made the ultimate sacrifice for their communities many years ago: Owen O. Grandstaff, Bluffton Police Department - 1927 Frank Herrmann, Bluffton Police Department - 1929 Harold L. Wintrow, Akron Police Department - 1993