People line up at Hulman Center to pay respects to fallen Officer Pitts

There was a public visitation for fallen Terre Haute Police Officer Rob Pitts on Tuesday.

Posted: May 8, 2018 5:46 PM
Updated: May 8, 2018 5:48 PM

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - There was a public visitation for fallen Terre Haute Police Officer Rob Pitts on Tuesday.

There was a line of people at the Hulman Center of people waiting to pay their respects or Officer Pitts.

The public visitation began on Tuesday after a special flag presentation.

Terre Haute Police Chief John Plasse shared some remarks.

"Officer Robert S. Pitts courageously stood his post for almost two decades...representing what is best in this society," Plasse said.

After that, Plasse went on to present Officer Pitts with the flag.

A letter from the Attorney General of the United States was also shared.

It was written in Washington D.C. on Monday.

The letter expressed deepest condolences for an American hero revered by his extended law enforcement family across the country.

After the short ceremony, the casket was closed.

Article Comments

Terre Haute
Clear
57° wxIcon
Hi: 69° Lo: 49°
Feels Like: 57°
Robinson
Clear
51° wxIcon
Hi: 69° Lo: 46°
Feels Like: 51°
Indianapolis
Scattered Clouds
54° wxIcon
Hi: 65° Lo: 50°
Feels Like: 54°
Rockville
Clear
57° wxIcon
Hi: 66° Lo: 47°
Feels Like: 57°
Casey
Clear
57° wxIcon
Hi: 66° Lo: 46°
Feels Like: 57°
Brazil
Clear
57° wxIcon
Hi: 67° Lo: 48°
Feels Like: 57°
Marshall
Clear
57° wxIcon
Hi: 68° Lo: 47°
Feels Like: 57°
Increasing clouds, cooler.
WTHI Planner
WTHI Temps
WTHI Radar

Latest Video

Image

Sycamore Winery announces expansion to downtown Terre Haute location

Image

Vincennes University breaks ground on new student housing complex

Image

Wednesday Late Forecast

Image

Union Hospital Respiratory Week

Image

Teachers Association Forum

Image

Three people hurt in downtown Terre Haute fire

Image

Cobie Barnes

Image

Logan White

Image

We asked Terre Haute's mayoral candidates what they would do to fix the community drug problem - her

Image

School safety week

WTHI Events