Attorney General Mike DeWine and the Ohio Peace Officers Training Academy honored fallen officers during the 25th annual state memorial service.
Remarks by: - Robert Fiatal - Executive Director, Ohio Peace Officer Training Commission - Holly Miktarian - Widow of Fallen Officer Joshua T. Miktarian - Sheriff Vernon Stanforth, Fayette County - Attorney General Mike DeWine
Vocal Performances by: - Grove City High School Chorale - Officer Regina Dudley, Columbus Division of Police - Deputy Superintendent Steven Raubenolt, Ohio Bureau of Criminal Investigation
Featuring: - Firing Battery Salute - Honor Guard - Riderless Horse - Honor Roll Call - Sounding of Taps - Helicopter Flyover and Missing-Man Formation - Pipes and Drums
Six officers, who died while serving in 2011, were honored this year: - Deputy Suzanne M. Hopper, Clark County Sheriff's Office - Officer Thomas R. Hayes, Columbus Division of Police - Officer Jonathan V. Bastock, Stow Police Department - Captain Daniel P. Stiles, Uniontown Police Department - Officer Andrew S. Dunn, Sandusky Police Department - Sgt. Brian S. Dulle, Warren County Sheriff's Office
Six historical inductions were also added this year, after their departments discovered through research that they had made the ultimate sacrifice for their communities many years ago: George Brenner, Wellington Police Department - 1883 Thomas Roach, Jr., Newark Police Department - 1886 Spooner C. Crapo, Rochester Village Police Department - 1905 Charles W. Lind, Cincinnati Police Division - 1908 David H. Barnes, New York Central RR Police Department - 1920 Robert D. Leigh, Cincinnati Police Division - 1940