In Memory of Patrol Officer Vu Nguyen

Officer Vu Nguyen

Officer Vu Nguyen

One of Cleveland’s Finest passed away on July 6 after collapsing during training for K9 handlers. PO Vu Nguyen was on life support four days prior to his death, suffering during the 93-degree heat. He leaves behind a wife and two children.

Officer Nguyen worked out of the Third District and was on the force since 1998. He received the 2016 Cleveland Police Foundation Community Service Award for helping save the life of a young girl.

Our thoughts and prayers go out to the family, friends, and Community of Blue. May you rest in peace, Patrol Officer Vu Nguyen.

Officer Nguyen’s wake is 2-4 p.m. and 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, July 11 at Chambers Funeral Home, 4420 Rocky River Drive, Cleveland. The funeral will begin 11 a.m. Thursday at Our Lady of Angels, 3644 Rocky River Drive, Cleveland.


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