Officer Raymond Cleveland

Officer Raymond Cleveland

Poughkeepsie City Police Department, New York

End of Watch Thursday, September 25, 1969

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Raymond Cleveland

Officer Raymond Cleveland suffered a fatal heart attack while escorting a woman to jail from a local tavern. The woman was able to slip out of her handcuffs and kicked Officer Cleveland. He collapsed while trying to subdue the woman.

Officer Cleveland had served with the agency for 27 years.


  • Age 57
  • Tour 27 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Heart attack

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I'm Raymond Cleveland the 3rd, I wish I had met my grandfather. I was born in '74. Thank you all for your support of him, and I'd like to thank all men and women in blue!!! God bless and stay safe. :)

Raymond Cleveland

March 3, 2021

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