Fallen Dayton Det. Del Rio honored at Ohio Peace Officers’ Memorial Ceremony – WHIO TV 7 and WHIO Radio

Law enforcement agencies from across the state attended the Ohio peacekeeper’s memorial ceremony to honor those who died on duty, including fallen Dayton police officer Jorge Del Rio.

>> Exclusive: 1 year later, Del Rio’s wife and daughter remember the murdered detective

Del Rio was killed on duty in 2019, but due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the memorial ceremony was canceled last year.

Honored today:
Dale Woods Colerain Twp
Det William Brewer Clermont Cnty
The Jorge Del Rio Dayton
Kaia Grant Springdale
Anthony Dia Toledo
The James Skernivitz Cleveland
CPL Adam McMillan Hamilton Cnty
Brandon Stalker Toledo
Jason Lagore ODNR

Details: https://t.co/0abdfsjM8E

– Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost (@OhioAG) May 6, 2021

Due to COVID-19 concerns, attendance at the ceremony was limited to surviving family members of officials who died on duty in 2019 and 2020.

>> Del Rio remembered himself as a family man, star detective, American hero

We are preparing to honor Det. Jorge Del Rio for his service and sacrifice at the Ohio Law Enforcement Memorial Ceremony. pic.twitter.com/JnFD4uDQGs

– Dayton Police Dept. (@DaytonPolice) May 6, 2021

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