Photo courtesy of Ripepi Funeral Homes
On Thursday, September 3, 2020, Cleveland Police Detective James Skernivitz was shot and killed in the line of duty in the area of West 65th Street and Storer Avenue. Detective Skernivitz was assigned to the Gang Impact Unit and was recently sworn in as a Violent Crimes Task Force officer with the Federal Bureau of Investigation, working on the national law enforcement initiative Operation Legend. A funeral service will be held on Friday, September 11th at Rocket Mortgage FieldHouse starting at 10 a.m.
WTAM will have live coverage of the funeral service anchored by morning host Bill Wills and veteran news anchor Tom Moore.
Live coverage link: HERE