Detective Claude Richard “Rick” Simpson (1950 – 2021)

Visitation will be held 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. on Saturday, January 16, 2021 at the First Baptist Church of Hamilton at 1501 Pyramid Hill Boulevard.   An FOP service will be held at 11:45 a.m.  Funeral Services will be held at 12:00 p.m. with Dr. Daniel C. Clemens, officiating.  Interment will follow at the Butler County Memorial Cemetery. Masks will be required for those attending. If unable to attend, see live streaming at <more>

Captain Dale A. Fortner (1934 – 2021)

Visitation was held Tuesday at Elliston-Stanley Funeral Home in Williamstown. Funeral services were held Wednesday at Mt. Olivet Christian Church in Williamstown.  He was interred in the Williamstown Cemetery.  <more>

Detective Sandra Marie Schonecker Taylor (1947-2021)

A celebration of life will be held in the near future at the First United Methodist Church in Dunnellon, Florida. Interment will take place in the Police Memorial Gardens at the Vine Street Hill Cemetery, Cincinnati Ohio. <moe>

Unsolved Line of Duty Deaths

As our 20-year-old vision as the central repository for local law enforcement information comes to fruition, we are often asked for data and information.  One of the often-repeated questions is, “When was the last unsolved line of duty death?”  So, we researched it.  <Read More>