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-----In the Line of Duty-----

Ours was the first on-line law enforcement memorial in the world when first published at on April 1, 1997. It was a collaborative effort between Cincinnati Lieutenant Stephen R. Kramer and Sergeant Thomas A. Lind. Kramer provided the research and information and Lind designed the page and was the Webmaster.

On January 9, 2000, the City of Cincinnati published, inlucding the Police Department's Memorial page.

By 2009, the Greater Cincinnati Police Museum assumed responsibility for the Memorial site at

On May 22, 2016 the page was moved again. Kramer and Lind are long retired but have renewed their collaboration. Kramer chairs the Museum's Memorial Committee that continues to research the officers' deaths. Lind has designed a new Memorial page and is the new Webmaster.

Please check out the nation's first Police Memorial page at

-------In memoriam--------
Though Bardstown is not specifically represented by the GCPHS, we will not forget Officer Ellis's murder.
Police Officer Ellis
Saturday, May 25, 2013
Police Officer
Jason S. Ellis
Bardstown Police Department
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Police Lives Matter

Since Police Memorial Day 2015, there have been at least 43 publicized incidents in the region where the lives of police officers were put in jeopardy or lost and/or police officers saved lives or police showed kindnesses. CLICK HERE to see them all. Below are the last 10. The other 4,356 were not publicized.

Man Pulls Sword on Norwood Police Officer
Sergeant Fires When Suspect Reached Into Pocket
Officers Shoot and Kill a Man After he Pulls a Gun
Man Points Toy Gun at Police who do not fire
51 Cincinnati Officers' Lives Endangered by Terrorists
Glendale Officer Forced to Shoot Knife Wielding Man
Man Confronts Mt. Healthy Police with Shotgun
Warren County SWAT Arrest Barricaded Man with Gun
Middletown Police Cover Boy's Funeral Costs
Off Duty Police Officer Shoots/Kills Bank Robber

Memorial Day
Please remember those who gave their all on foreign land, including these local law enforcement officers
Patrolman Biddle May 14, 1945
Motorcycle Patrolman

Earle H. Biddle, Jr.
Cincinnati Police Div.
Silver Star
Police Officer Campbell
December 15, 2009
Police Officer
Anthony C. Campbell, Jr.
Cincinnati Police Dept.
Bronze Star

Cincinnati Call Box


Greater Cincinnati
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308 Reading Road, 2nd Floor
Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday
10 a.m. to 4 p.m
Cincinnati, Ohio 45202
Telephone: (513) 300-3664


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