Owens Memorial Park Featured in The Land

Photo by Lee Chilcote

Derek Owens Memorial Park was featured in The Land’s article, “Fallen officer inspires community partners to build reflective park in Buckeye.”

“Although this park isn’t big, it is mighty and has a ton of personality,” [Retired Captain Keith] Sulzer told the Western Reserve Land Conservancy in 2019, when the park was almost complete. “This project has been four years in the making and the Cleveland Police Foundation, local business owners, and the entire community are proud of what we’ve accomplished together to remember Officer Owens and his family.”

“A lot of creativity went into making Derek’s park a meaningful place,” said Sulzer. “The community pitching in and making this happen – that’s where the great meaning for this park is.”

Read the full article | History of the Park


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