Recently Fallen Hero


Detective James Skernivitz

Cleveland (OH) Division of Police
End of Watch: September 3, 2020

Detective James Skernivitz was shot and killed while working undercover as part of a task force assisting Operation Legend. Three suspects have been arrested in connection with the killing of Detective Skernivitz. Detective Skernivitz is the 35th law enforcement officer to be shot and killed this year and the third officer fatality from the state of Ohio in 2020.

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12 Replies to “Recently Fallen Hero

  1. Our deepest condolences to The Dept and Family of Detective Skernivitz. Prayers for all who surrounded him in love and laughter Thank You Sir for your service🗽R.I.P Detective Skernivitz, may perpetual light always shine upon you 🌟 Mother of Fallen Deputy Sheriff Peter John Herrera EOW 3-24-2019 in El Paso Tx 💙 🦋

  2. Detective James Skernivitz thank you for your brave service to Cleveland, OH community. Another life taken by the craziness in our world. I pray for those who loved you and knew you. R.I.P. Florida Cares.

  3. Rest In Peace Detective. Our prayers are with his family, friends and coworkers. May God’s angels be with you. 👼👼👼

  4. Heartfelt Sympathy to the Family, Friends, and Brothers and Sisters in Blue at the tragic loss of Detective James Skernivitz. His Dedication and devotion to keeping his Community safe will always be remembered, and appreciated.
    Rest in God’s arms now, our Hero. You are Home.

  5. Prayers being offered for Detective James Skernivitz, his family, and the members of the Cleveland Division of Police. May St. Michael escort you to Heaven, Detective Skernivitz.

  6. What Officer did was truly heroic…. May his sacrifice (and life !)
    be remembered by our country ! And may his family, friends & department
    experience much comfort & peace…. With love, from Utah !

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