Officer Dean Mraz was a 22 year veteran of Ridgeville Police Department. He was part of the Motorcycle Patrol Unit, he was a D.A.R.E. Officer, a Field Trainer and Detective. Before joining North Ridgeville Police Department, Sergeant Mraz served in the U.S. Marine Corps, and also served as a police officer in Fairfax, Virginia
Sergeant Mraz will be remembered as a husband and father who loved spending time with his family snowboarding and camping, a man who fiercely loved his family, coworkers, and community, an adored coworker with an infectious laugh, and a patriot.