Tuesday, June 12, 2012
The American Police Hall of Fame and Museum gave the Stow Police Department a wooden rose in honor of fallen Stow Officer Jonathan Bastock.
In remembrance of Officer Jonathan V. Bastock, the American Police Hall of Fame and Museum gave the Stow Police Department a wooden rose as a timeless reminder that Jon will not be forgotten. The plaque and rose are on display in the lobby of the safety center.
Wednesday, February 22, 2012
Beginning Feb. 27, Ohio will offer "Honor Our Fallen" license plates for law enforcement officers who died in the line of duty.
Sunday, February 5, 2012
It's been one year since the Stow Police Department lost one of the men on their force.
It's been a year since Stow lost one of their officers — a man "Who Held the Line." Officer Jonathan V. Bastock of Cuyahoga Falls, died Feb. 5, 2011 at 47-years-old from a blood clot while recuperating from knee surgery after falling on ice while on a call. "Stow marks the anniversary of Officer Bastock's passing with continued prayers and thoughts for his family," said Mayor Sara Drew. "He was a dedicated city employee and public servant and is missed by his colleagues every day." In the past year since the passing of Officer Jonathan Bastock his memory has been honored by the following organizations: "I think that on the first anniversary of the death of Officer Jonathan Bastock it is fitting that the family be allowed the privacy to …
Saturday, December 10, 2011
It was the third annual luminary ceremony to honor officers and firefighters who have fallen.
The Stow Police Department continued the tradition that fallen Officer Jonathan Bastock started three years ago. The event, "Walk with us and Light up the Night," was hosted by the Stow Fraternal Order of Police Lodge No. 82, the Stow International Association of Firefighters Local No. 1662 and the Stow Police Reserve Unit. This year the event was in memory of Bastock, who died suddenly Feb. 5, and K-9 Knight and Twinsburg K-9 Bagio. Bagio was Fallen Twinsburg Officer Joshua Miktarian's police dog. The community lit more than 200 luminaries — 149 for police officers and 83 for firefighters that lined the sidewalk outside of city hall near the dough boy statue. During a plaque dedication to Bastock at the Stow Municipal Court House in …