Willie was born during 1866 in Eight Mile Precinct, Campbell County to James (a farmer) and Frances M. “Fanny” (Corey) Lewis. About 1890, Willie was hired by the Pennsylvania Railroad and later worked as a Night Watchman after October 1894. By 1895, Watchman Lewis and his mother were living Gladstone, near Woodburn Street. He “bore an excellent reputation.” Continue Reading
Three heretofore unknown line of duty deaths in the Greater Cincinnati area have been discovered by the Greater Cincinnati Police Museum researchers and contributors. These accounts have been added to the Fallen Officer’s area of the website. Read more . . .
Free and convenient parking is now available for patrons of the Police Museum. Signs have been erected designating all space between 306 and 318 Reading Road as Police Museum Parking. Read More . . .
Honor Flight Tri-State has come up with a unique and exciting opportunity. Any Law Enforcement retiree who is also a military veteran is invited to take a Law Enforcement only Honor Flight to Washington DC this fall – AT NO COST TO THE VETERAN. This is open to all local, state and federal law enforcement officers who served their law enforcement careers in our region. Read more . . .
The Greater Cincinnati Police Historical Society has researched all aspects of law enforcement for every one of about 20,000 law enforcement officers serving more than 160 law enforcement agencies in 8 Indiana, Kentucky, and Ohio counties that make up Greater Cincinnati. Here are the facts! <Read More>