Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Sergeant Dennis N. Glivar

Garfield Heights Police Department, Ohio

End of Watch Sunday, August 14, 1994

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Reflections for Sergeant Dennis N. Glivar

Gone but not forgotten....

Mike, Patrolman

August 15, 2018

RIP old friend. It's been 24 years, but it seems like yesterday. Your smile, good nature and kindness has inspired me.

Garfield Hts. P.D.

August 14, 2018

NEVER FORGET! On behalf of the Westerville, Ohio Division of Police, we honor the dedicated service and ultimate sacrifice of Sergeant Dennis N. Glivar of the Garfield Heights Police Department, Ohio and the additional 67 American Peace Officers who have paid the ultimate sacrifice on this date in history.

Chief Joe Morbitzer
Westerville, Ohio Division of Police

August 14, 2018

Rest easy Sarge....gone but not forgotten.

M.J. Ptl.

September 15, 2017

My condolences to this brave man's family, along with the family of John Bryant. RIP

Civilian John Haseltine

January 5, 2016

Dennis as your next door neighbor before this happened to you and as this happened to you I just want to say that to this day I miss you you were part of my childhood before all of my troubles as a youth had you been around I may have steered clear of trouble your guidance when my mother and father used to fight and the talks you had with my father I believe stopped worse things from happening in my household I know your fellow comrades from that time Know me very well. mostly from trouble I never knew Tom Kaiser was your partner but he was a good man to who had to put up with my BS. I still remember sharing my condolences with your wife when I was at that age of 10 - 11 years old and seeing the pain in her eyes of you being gone left a mark on me that I will never forget she deserved better and I believe to this day that you are the best thing that ever happened to her and that she will always love you and you will always love her you were the best couple I ever seen interact together I remember you guys watching us on our slip and slide laughing talking that's how I remember you and I'll never forget that talk you had with me when my father hit my mother that one night it made me feel better that's the kind of person you were thank you for your service and dedication and most of all for just being who you were. the neighbor kid Ray Peterson

Next door neighbor Ray Peterson Jr

November 25, 2015

The Promise: Always honored, never forgotten.

Sgt. T. J. Jones
Greater Cleveland Transit Police Department, Ohio

August 14, 2015

Never forgotten...

Patrolman Mike F

August 14, 2015

"Today, I will not answer the radio call that your boyfriend has come home drunk and is beating you again. Today I will not answer the radio call that your 16 year old daughter, who is very responsible, is four hours late coming home from school. Today I will not answer the radio call that your store has been robbed or your house has been burglarized. Today I will not stop a drunk driver from killing someone. I will not catch a rapist or a murderer or a car thief. Today I will not answer the radio call that a man has a gun or tried to abduct a child or that someone has been stabbed or has been in a terrible accident. Today I will not save your child that you locked in a car or the child you were to busy to watch who went outside and fell into the swimming pool, but that I revived. No, today I will not do that.
Why? Because Today I was killed by a drunk driver while I was helping push a disabled car off the highway. Today I was shot and killed during a routine traffic stop to simply tell someone that they had a taillight out. Today I was killed in a traffic accident rushing to help a citizen. Today I was shot and killed serving a warrant on a known drug dealer. Today I was killed by a man when I came by to do a welfare check because his family was to busy. Today I was killed trying to stop a bank robbery or a grocery store robbery. Today I was killed doing my job.
A chaplain and an officer will go to a house and tell a mom and dad or a wife or husband or a child that their son or daughter or husband or wife or father or mother won’t be coming home today. The flags at many police stations were flown at half-mast today but most people won’t know why. There will be a funeral and my fellow officers will come, a twenty-one-gun salute will be given, and taps will be played as I am laid to rest. My name will be put on a plaque, on a wall, in a building, in a city somewhere. A folded flag will be placed on a mantel or a bookcase in a home somewhere and a family will mourn.
There will be no cries for justice. There will be no riots in the streets. There will be no officers marching, screaming “no justice, no peace.” No citizens will scream that something must be done. No windows will be smashed, no cars burned, no stones thrown, no names called. Only someone crying themselves to sleep tonight will be the only sign that I was cared about.
I was a police officer.” - Unknown

Conrad J. (Butch) Doedderlein

January 21, 2015

Time goes by so are not forgotten sarge.

Mike, Patrolman

August 14, 2014

20 years has come and gone since that day. Time goes so quickly. Rest in peace my friend

Friend and coworker
Garfield Hts. P.D.

August 14, 2014

May God bless the family of Sgt Glivar...we know Dennis already has been

Officer Ron Emary
Chandler, Arizona PD

September 28, 2013

Although nearly twenty years later, justice for Sergeant Glivar has been served. My thoughts and prayers are with Officer Glivar's survivors, friends and colleagues. Sergeant, you may now Rest in Peace.

James Bourque, Correctional Counselor
USDOJ/Fed. Bureau of Prisons (Ret.)

September 25, 2013

Rest in Peace Sgt. Gliva 10-42. May God bless your wife and fellow officers.

Det. JP McGrath(retired)
Schenectady Police Department, NY

September 25, 2013

Thank you Sergeant Glivar, prayers for you and your family.

Gary Hummert, Retired Police Officer
Lakeshire, Mo. Police Department

September 25, 2013

Sergeant Dennis N. Glivar, Thank YOU for Your Service.
You and Your Family and all of the Garfield Heights Police Department, Ohio are in my Thoughts and Prayers today.
RIP my Brother

Deputy Rita Bierly, Retired

September 25, 2013

I honestly hope the killer of Officer Glivar truly found God but I praise the state of Ohio for carrying out his death sentence. There is forgiveness and there is justice and one should never negate the other. God Speed Officer Glivar.

Deputy Cooper
Marion County Sheriff's Office

September 25, 2013

Sergeant Gliva please R.I.P. and know that the P.O.S. that murdered you is now rotting in hell.

Ret. Dep. Sheriff Mic Flynn
Cook County

September 25, 2013

I just read that the individual responsible for all the pain for all these years was put to death last night. He requested mercy as he found God, well now he is with God if he has truely repented. I know the suffering that those who love you and those who were close to you suffered all these years have received some closure but it took a long long time. You are a true hero and will never be forgotten.

Bob Gordon
Father of Fallen Chicago Officer: Michael P. Gordon, EOW: 8/8/04

September 25, 2013

I just read an article stating the suspect was finally put to death. May you rest in peace and your family have some closure.

Patrolman Shawn Occhipinti
Kirkland Police Department

September 25, 2013

Justice has been done brother. It took 19 years but it has been done. Rest easy.

Ptlm. Jim Larkin
North Ridgeville P.D.

September 25, 2013

Rest in peace Sgt. Glivar...

Mike, Patrolman

August 15, 2013

Gone, but not forgotten.

Sgt. T. J. Jones
Greater Cleveland Transit Police Department, Ohio

August 14, 2013

Rest in God's loving embrace, hero. You will never be forgotten.

Wisconsin L.E.O.

August 14, 2012

God Bless You Sarge...

Mike, Patrolman

August 14, 2012

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