CLEVELAND -- The Greater Cleveland Peace Officers Memorial Society honors and remembers fallen officers from Northeast Ohio.
On Friday and Saturday, several events are planned in downtown Cleveland to pay tribute to the civil servants who made the ultimate sacrafice to protect our community.
On Friday May 18, the public is encouraged to attend a parade that begins at 10:30 a.m. on Lakeside Ave, from E. 12th Street to W. 3rd Street.
Following the parade, at 11:30 a.m., there will be a memorial service at the Police Memorial Square in Huntington Park, located at corner of Lakeside and W. 3rd.
On Saturday May 19, from 1 p.m. to 6 p.m., there will be a Public Safety Fair and Expo on East 6th Street between Lakeside Avenue and Rockwell Avenue.
This is an opportunity for families to meet the men and women who serve our community and a chance to see up-close the equipment they use.
The Cleveland International Tattoo will be held Saturday, May 19at Public Auditorium in Public Hall.
The show begins at 7:30 p.m. and will have the performances and pageantry of Pipes and Drum bands from Cleveland, New York, Canada and many others.
Other performances United States Marine Corps band from Cherry Point, the United States Army "Old Guard" Drill Team, the Royal Canadian Air Force 17 Command Band, Cleveland's own Singing Angels, Scottish Highland Dancers and Murphy's Irish dancers.
Tickets are available on-line.