CLEVELAND, Ohio (WJW) — A Back the Blue rally was held today during the Cleveland Police Memorial Weekend.
To show support for police officers, rally organizers gathered at 10:30 a.m. in Police Memorial Square at Huntington Park by Lakeside Avenue and West 3rd Street in Cleveland.
Retired Sergeant Kennedy Jones sang the National Anthem.
The Greater Cleveland Police Memorial Parade was Friday morning on Lakeside Avenue in downtown Cleveland where the mounted unit, bicycle unit and bagpipes, ended at the police memorial with a service.
The latest name added to the memorial is Det. James Skernivitz, 53, who was shot and killed on Sept. 3.