The Cleveland Police Museum is honored to tell the stories of our Fallen Officers on the anniversary of their End of Watch. The Nguyen family arrived in the United States in 1975, settling in the Cleveland area. Vu X. Nguyen graduated from Lakewood High School and attended Ohio State University for two years. He served four years as a Cleveland Police Corrections Officer and was appointed as a Patrol Officer on September 28th,1998. After completing the Police Academy, his assignments included the Third and Fourth Districts and the Narcotic Unit. During his career, he received a number of commendations from residents and business members and was awarded the Police Medal Of Heroism. His goal was to become a member of the Canine Unit.