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Cleveland Police officer proposes to girlfriend who just graduated from police academy

Posted at 9:38 PM, Aug 15, 2022
and last updated 2022-08-15 21:38:34-04

CLEVELAND — During the Cleveland Police Academy graduation ceremony on Monday, a first happened in front of the crowd.

Cleveland Police Officer Chris Porter proposed to Officer Stephanie Martinez, who had just graduated.

"We met at headquarters, a barber shop ran by a former police officer who is now a firefighter," Martinez said.

It is the first time in Cleveland Police history a marriage proposal happened during an academy graduation ceremony.

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