Officers of Ohio C.O.P.S.
Ohio Concerns of Police Survivors, Inc. provides resources to assist in the rebuilding of the lives of surviving families and affected co-workers of law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty as determined by Federal criteria.
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Survivor in August of 2007 when her brother, Tpr. Jack P. Holland II of the Ohio State Highway Patrol as fatally stung by a wasp. Lisa is also the daughter of retired OSHP S/Lt. Jack P. Holland.
Mother-in-Law of Brandy Winfield and mother of past Ohio C.O.P.S. President Sara Winfield.
Lee is the sister of Columbus Police Sgt. Christopher Claypool. Chris was struck and killed by a hit and run driver while assisting at an accident scene in 2001. It took over a year to locate the suspect who was convicted and pled guilty to leaving the scene of an accident.
Grace Leon is the widow of Cleveland Police Officer Wayne Leon. Wayne was shot in 2000. The offender received the death penalty. Grace serves the Cleveland northern part of Ohio.
John Kalaman is the father of Centerville Police Officer John Kalaman. He was struck by a vehicle in January of 1998 while assisting at an accident scene. The driver received a $200 fine and two traffic citations. John serves the Dayton and southern part of Ohio.
Kelly Raker became a police survivor in December 1997. She was a co-worker and friend of Officer Daniel Pope. Kelly has been involved with C.O.P.S. since Dan's death. She went to her first National Police week in 2001.
She has told us that the event changed her life forever. She is dedicated to helping those who will come after her, to be a part of their journey, and hopefully offer a hand to those in need. Kelly serves the Cincinnati area of Ohio.
Tammy Claypool is the widow of Columbus Police Sgt. Christopher Claypool. Chris was struck and killed by a hit and run driver while assisting at an accident scene in 2001. It took over a year to locate the suspect who was convicted and pled guilty to leaving the scene of an accident. Tammy serves the Central Ohio area.