TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - In this time of sadness, here's something that will make you smile.
We first told you about Officer Rob Pitts' five-year-old son Dakota earlier this week, when he had a message for his dad.
On Tuesday, Terre Haute Police Chief John Plasse presented Dakota with his own official Terre Haute Police Department badge.
Bill Sheldon with the Steet Crimes Unit shared these photos with us.
Officer Pitts was also on the Street Crimes Unit.
The badge, which was Officer Pitts', has been framed as a family keepsake.
- Five-year-old Dakota Pitts presented with a badge, in honor of his father
- Honoring the Badge: Brandon Mahady
- Honoring the Badge: Nick Hall
- First Honoring the Badge Award Winner Announced
- Honoring the Badge: Sheriff John Plasse
- Five-year-old Dakota Pitts returns to school, 70 officers on hand to welcome him
- Kokomo boy presents check in honor of fallen officer Rob Pitts
- Portraits of Valor: Philly LEO honors Officer Pitts
- Officer Pitts, Fire Chief Shidler honored at National Night Out
- Officer Rob Pitts' family honored at ISU football game