Peggy Gallek and Ed Gallek
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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WJW) – FOX 8 I-TEAM has learned that a Cleveland police officer died on duty on New Year’s Day after suffering an apparent medical emergency.
This happened at the Fifth District department headquarters.
Former union president Jeff Follmer said, “He was a great guy. He was loved by everyone. Prayers for his family.
Cleveland City Council Public Safety Chairman Michael Polensek said, “All members of the City Council are saddened to learn of the death of a Fifth District officer. One of the best in Cleveland. We pray for him and his family.
We’re told the officer served a long time on the Cleveland Police Department.
The I-TEAM is working to find out more. We will not name the officer until an official press release is issued.