Family, Friends & Fellow Officers Remember...

Police Officer Robert Shawn Pitts

Terre Haute Police Department, Indiana

End of Watch Friday, May 4, 2018

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Reflections for Police Officer Robert Shawn Pitts

The policeman stood and faced his God,
Which must always come to pass.
He hoped his shoes were shining.
Just as brightly as his brass.

"Step forward now, policeman.
How shall I deal with you? 
Have you always turned the other cheek?
To My church have you been true?"

The policeman squared his shoulders and said,
"No, Lord, I guess I ain't,
Because those of us who carry badges
can't always be a saint.

I've had to work most Sundays,
and at times my talk was rough,
and sometimes I've been violent,
Because the streets are awfully tough.

But I never took a penny,
That wasn't mine to keep....
Though I worked a lot of overtime
When the bills got just too steep.

And I never passed a cry for help,
Though at times I shook with fear.
And sometimes, God forgive me,
I've wept unmanly tears.

I know I don't deserve a place
Among the people here.
They never wanted me around
Except to calm their fear.

If you've a place for me here,
Lord, It needn't be so grand.
I never expected or had too much,
But if you don't.....I'll understand.

There was silence all around the throne
Where the saints had often trod.
As the policeman waited quietly,
For the judgment of his God.

"Step forward now, policeman,
You've borne your burdens well.
Come walk a beat on Heaven's streets,
You've done your time in hell."

Godspeed brother we have the watch

Sergeant/K9 Handler Matthew Windle
Seaman Police Department

May 5, 2018

Rest In Peace My Brother

Deputy Shannon Yates
Covington County Sheriff Department

May 5, 2018

Rest in Peace Brother. Bless you, your family and your Department.

TFC Len Widener
Connecticut State Police Troop H

May 5, 2018

God speed, fallen warrior. It is time for you to begin your watch in Heaven. We will hold the line here. ~ Virtus Junxit Mors Non Separabit~

Deputy Ezekiel Zimmerman
Howard County Sheriff’s Department

May 5, 2018

RIP

President
Florida State FOP

May 5, 2018

Rest easy brother, we’ll hold the line from here.

Officer Adam Taylor
Waycross Police Department, Waycross GA

May 5, 2018

Rest In Peace brother. Your service is not forgotten.

Officer A. Bilal
Detroit Police Department

May 5, 2018

On behalf of the Zone Five Regional Law Enforcement Training Academy, we send our deepest condolences to the friends and family of Officer Pitts. God Bless.

Recruit Joshua Miller

May 5, 2018

Prayers and condolences for the family, friends and agency.
Thank you officer Pitts for your commitment to making this a better world and for
your ultimate sacrifice.
Rest in Peace.

Chief R. A. McCann
Armour College Police

May 5, 2018

A Hero gone to soon . Thank you for your service . God Bless You and my condolences to his family & brothers and sisters in blue. Rest In Peace

Special PO , Clark PD Art deVre
Clark ,NJ

May 5, 2018

Rest In Peace brother, and god bless your family and loved ones.

FTO Samuel Steinmetz (Retired)
Venice Police Department

May 5, 2018

A police officer should be remembered not by how he died, but how he lived! A great man has gone to secure a safe path for the rest of us to follow. Thank you to you, your family and the Terre Haute Police Department. Our country is a little less safe without you. Rest in Peace Brother.

Chief (Ret) Steven Marshall
Georges Mills, NH

May 5, 2018

Officer Pitts, Thank you Sir for your selfless sacrifice and dedication to public service. You are a true American Hero . Rest In Peace brother, we’ll carry on the fight from here.

Patrol officer #523 Thomas Howard
Bremen P.D. Bremen, Ga.

May 5, 2018

Rest In Peace Brother. I pray that God gives tour family peace and comfort and strength.

Firefighter Jonathan Lopez
CFD

May 5, 2018

Blessed are the peacemakers of Indiana. Thank you for your service brother. RIP

Deputy Ryan Geiser
Franklin County Sheriff’s Department

May 5, 2018

“Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends.”
‭‭John‬ ‭15:13‬ KJV

Chief of Police Lee Hall
Cannelton Police Department

May 5, 2018

Thanks to all who put their lives on the line to protect us. God bless and you will always be in our hearts.

Citizen Tate Watson
None

May 5, 2018

Godspeed and Rest In Peace Brother.

Patrolman Robert Vojtko
Kingston Township Police Department #5111

May 5, 2018

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