April Police Officers of the Month

While on patrol downtown Patrol Officers Christopher Eaton and Michael Ryan encountered a woman who had been kicked out of her vehicle by her husband after an argument. As she was not wearing suitable clothing for the cold weather, they offered her a ride home. While doing so, they learned the woman had been on her way to a plasma center where she had planned to donate blood in order to earn enough money to buy diapers for her child. After hearing this, they stopped at a store, purchased diapers and gave them to the women. That is just one example of the manner in which they approach their work. While assigned to the downtown event zone during the Republican National Convention, their knowledge of the area and positive communication skills made them a tremendous asset to the Event Zone Commanders. Their professionalism and compassionate service to all they encountered helped the 2016 RNC to be recognized as one of the most successful and safest in history. For caring and personal assistance to a fellow citizen in need, as well as promoting the core principles of community policing, the Cleveland Police Foundation is honored to recognize POs Michael Ryan and Christopher Eaton as the Police Officers of the Month for April, 2017.


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