The city of Girard could soon have a permanent fixture honoring their fallen hero Officer Justin Leo.
That money was raised through the memorial flag-football tournament set up by YSU Officer Timlin.
A former member of law enforcement, the president of Select Sportswear said she felt personally connected.
A dollar from each sandwich is going to a fund in Justin Leo’s name.
First responders from various backgrounds are able to sit down and talk with mental health experts and peers in their own field.
Police officers from around the area helped protect Girard Sunday while city officers attended Justin Leo’s funeral service.
It took about 25 minutes for all the police cars to make their way out of the Girard High School parking lot.
From billboards to flashing neon signs to ribbons and t-shirts, Officer Justin Leo’s memory is everywhere in Girard.
Jimmy’s Italian Food in Liberty says late Girard officer Justin Leo was a regular at the deli.
Officers from as far as New York, Texas and Montana showed up for Justin Leo’s calling hours Saturday.
Calling hours were held Saturday afternoon at Covelli Centre for Girard police officer Justin Leo.
Justin Leo’s funeral was held in Youngstown State University’s Beeghly Center on campus.
Officers from both Girard and Liberty were invited onto the field and named honorary captains of Friday’s game.
“We just wanted them to know that we’re behind them 100 percent,” Youngstown State Police Officer Rory Timlin said.
The order is from sunrise to sunset on Sunday and applies to all public buildings, grounds and at the Ohio Statehouse.
Fifth Avenue in Youngstown will have lane closures, beginning at 10 a.m. Sunday.
“Shots fired! Shots fired! Get an ambulance up here! … Give me backup now!”
Those who were going to attend the parade are invited to Warren’s Trunk or Treat event on Monday.
About 100 officers from across the area came to the vigil, visibly moved by the passing of Justin Leo, their brother in blue.
There are many remembrances throughout Girard and Trumbull County for fallen police officer Justin Leo.
When a young Justin Leo showed an interest in police work, John Norman let him tag along with officers.
When on-duty deaths occur, colleagues often don’t have time to mourn or really process what happened.