Remembering Patrol Officer Derek W. Owens
End of Watch, Saturday, March 1, 2008
CLEVELAND – On behalf of the family of fallen Cleveland Police Officer, Derek W. Owens, the Cleveland Division of Police announces that a wreath laying ceremony honoring Derek’s memory will be held on Saturday, March 1, 2014 at 2:00 p.m. at Cleveland Police Fourth District Headquarters.
Patrol Officer Derek W. Owens was shot while on duty on February 29, 2008, at approximately 6:25 p.m. Though fellow officers rushed him to the hospital and he underwent hours of surgery, he passed away on March 1, 2008. Derek’s memory lives on within the hearts of the men and women of the Division of Police.
Patrol Officer Derek W. Owens is survived by his wife Ericka, his children Sydni and Chandler, his parents Wayne and Barbara, and his sister Dr. Dawn Owens-Watterson, as well as a host of family members, friends, fraternity brothers and members of the law enforcement community. The Cleveland Division of Police retired Patrol Officer Derek W. Owens’ badge in ceremonies on Thursday, May 15, 2008.
Today, February 26, 2014, Mayor Frank G. Jackson administered the Oath of Office to two Cleveland Police Officers, promoting them to supervisory positions. Congratulations, Sergeant and Lieutenant!
A Message from Chief Animal Control Officer John Baird Regarding Endangered Dog in Tremont:
I have been receiving many voice mails regarding the stray yellow lab with a muzzle. Unfortunately, the dog has not been found and we have not received any sightings since Saturday. Please call 216-664-3069 if you see the dog. This line is answered from 7:30am to 3pm. After hours please contact the non-emergency line for police and a dispatcher can contact the on duty Animal Control Officer.
Chief Animal Control Officer
The Cleveland division of police fifth district detective bureau is currently investigating a case involving a missing 14-year-old black female. Brittany M Brown was reported missing today, February 24, 2014 when she did not return home from school. Britney was last seen leaving Lutheran East high school today. She is described as a black female, 14 years old, 5’6″ tall and weighing 120 pounds. She has black hair and brown eyes. Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Brittany M. Brown is asked to contact the fifth district detective bureau at 216-623-5518.