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

Thank you for your service. RIP.

Sergeant Brian J. Wills II
Oswego County Sheriff's Office

May 7, 2018

Rest in peace brother, we'll take it from here. Thank you for your service, you will not be forgotten. God bless the family, friends, and co-workers of Officer Pitts during this time of tragic and senseless loss.

Deputy Donnie Meaders
Okfuskee County (OK) S.O.

May 7, 2018

God bless you Officer Rob Pitts for your service and sacrifice. Thoughts and prayers go out to your family and friends, and to your brothers and sisters from the Terre Haute Police Department. R.I.P. Sir!

Wm Jean-Paul Rochat
Swiss Army, MP, Trafic & Escort Unit

May 7, 2018

As someone who holds the Terre Haute PD in high regard, I offer my sincere condolences for the loss you have suffered. My daughter graduated from ISU in 2008, and several officers kept an eye out to help a Brother. RIP Detective Pitts. We will take the watch from here. Thank you for your ultimate sacrifice and may God watch over your family.

Sgt. B. Burton
Fort Wayne PD.

May 6, 2018

“Blessed are the peacemakers, for they shall be called sons of God”. Matthew 5:9

Thank you for your service. May you rest in peace, my brother.

Retired Chief of police Jim Spratlen
Durango Police Department

May 6, 2018

God Speed Warrior. We've got your watch.

Sgt. Glen Carpenter, PCSD
Pierce County Sheriff's Department

May 6, 2018

Rob Rest in Peace brother and my GOD bless all your family and friends. Roommates Class 96-125

Asst. Chief Chuck Pippin
Covington Police Dept.

May 6, 2018

In Honor of your Sacrifice and for your family and friends, I salute you as a HERO!

"The Badge"

He starts his shift each day
To respond to calls unknown.
He drives a marked patrol car.
A police officer he is known.

He's paid by the citizens' taxes
To make it safe on the streets.
But he usually has a second job
'Cause a waitress has his salary beat.

Now he doesn't know a holiday
'Cause he works all year round.
And when Thanksgiving and Christmas finally arrive
At his home he cannot be found.

He's cursed and assaulted often,
The one whose blood runs blue.
He seldom ever gets a thanks,
To some he's just a fool.

His friends are always other cops
'Cause people just don't understand
That underneath his badge and gun,
He's just another man.

He knows there might not be a tomorrow
In this world of drugs and crime.
And he gets so mad at the court system
'Cause the crooks don't get any time.

And each day when he leaves for work,
He prays to God above.
Please bring me home after my shift
So I can see the ones I love.

But tonight he stops a speeding car,
He's alone down this ole' highway.
It's just a little traffic infraction.
He does it everyday.

Well, he walks up to the driver's window,
And his badge is shining bright.
He asked the guy for a driver's license,
When a shot rang through the night.

Yes, the bullet hit its mark,
Striking the officer in the chest.
But the Department's budget didn't buy
Each officer a bullet-proof vest.

So he lay on the ground bleeding.
His blood wasn't blue - His blood was red.
And briefly he thought of his loved ones
'Cause in a moment the officer was dead.

In the news they told the story
Of how this officer had died.
And some who listened cared less,
But those who loved him cried.

Well, they buried him in uniform
With his badge pinned on his chest.
He even had his revolver,
He died doing his best.

Written By:
David L. Bell

Richland County Sheriff's Department
Columbia, South Carolina
Used with Special Permission of the Author
Copyright © 1993 - All Rights Reserved
and may not be duplicated without permission

Investigator David L Bell (Retired)
Richland County Sheriff's Dept., Columbia, SC

May 6, 2018

God speed......

Police Officer Suzy Regan
LAPD-Modesto PD

May 6, 2018

My family and I would like to extend our sincere condolences to the family, friends, and fellow coworkers of Police Officer Rob Pitts during this difficult time. May they find comfort and support from those around them. May happy moments from the past bring forth precious memories to cherish for a lifetime. May God help heal their aching hearts. Thank you for your service and may you rest in peace Officer Pitts.

Gail M. Pabst
Aunt of fallen Detroit Police Officer Jennifer Fettig eow 2/16/2004

May 6, 2018

Officer Pitts, may our good Lord grant you His peace and may He give comfort and consolation to those you have left behind. Your reward will be great in heaven. May God immerse you and your loved ones in His Divine Mercy.

Jess Espinosa
Civilian

May 6, 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 6, 2018

TFO Pitts...My deepest Condolences to your family. Rest in peace brother. We will take the watch from here.

Officer / TFO Matt Miller
CHP / USMS TFO

May 6, 2018

OUR DEEPEST SYMPATHY TO THE FAMILY OF OFFICER PITTS, AND ALL THOSE WHO MOURN THE LOSS OF OFFICER PITTS .OUR THOUGHTS AND PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU DURING THIS DIFFICULT TIME.
HIS SERVICE WILL BE GREATLY MISSED IN YOUR COMMUNITY AND HIS DEEDS NEVER FORGOTTEN.

Ret Officer David Herbert
Toronto Police Service, Ontario Canada

May 6, 2018

Officer Rob Pitts, rest in peace.

Condolences & prayers to family and friends.

Sgt. Randy Keenan ~ Retired
City of Alameda, CA Police Department

May 6, 2018

A Prayer for Police Officer Rob Pitts:

Lord God, I boldly and humbly come before Your throne in sincere faithful and fervent prayer as we remember in this moment our Brother-in-Blue, Police Officer Rob Pitts, of the Terre Haute, Indiana Police Department, who sacrificed his life in the Line-of-Duty. We recall with gratitude and respect all that he stood for in this life. Help us to live in the companionship of his spirit. May we be kind to the family, friends, and colleagues he loved; devoted to the community and state in which he served; and loyal to the causes which he championed in law enforcement. For the Scripture says: God blesses those who work for peace for they will be called the children of God ; there is no greater love than to lay down one’s life for one’s friends; I [Jesus] assure you, today you will be with me in Paradise, and; God blesses those who mourn, for they will be comforted. Thus, in our life, may Police Officer Rob Pitts live on, to our great comfort, to the betterment of Your creation, and to the furthering of Your most Holy Will. Amen

We have your patrol from here, Police Officer Rob Pitts. Rest easy, our Brother-in-Blue, you are now in the hands of the Lord God.

Rev. Steven Robert Closs, M.S.B.S.
The Prayer Ministry of the Cross
“An Intercessory Prayer Ministry of the Gospel”
Merrimack, NH 03054
An Independent Christian Global Outreach Ministry
Chartered by the National Association of Christian Ministers

Chaplain Steven R. Closs, M.S.B.S.
Merrimack, NH Police Department

May 6, 2018

RIP OFFICER PITTS. THANK YOU FOR MAKING THE ULTIMATE SACRIFICE FOR THE PEOPLE YOU PROTECT FROM EVIL. MAY GOD GIVE COMFORT TO YOUR LOVED ONES AND FELLOW OFFICERS.

ANGIE FARRIS
(Former Indianapolis Police)

May 6, 2018

R.I.P Officer Rob Pitts

BRIAN MOLYNEAUX civilian
citizen

May 6, 2018

A real "Hero" taken.
You helped make this world a safer place to live.
May God grant you eternal peace.
Prayers to your loved ones and to your department.

Det. Billy Russo (Ret)
Nassau County PD, NY

May 6, 2018

May the Lord meet him with His loving arms.

Det. Lt. Retired
Milwaukee PD

May 6, 2018

Officer Pitss, may you rest in peace our brother. You will never be forgotten.

Sgt Richard Eckert
Town of Chester Police Department

May 6, 2018

Rest in peace Brother Rob.

Ofc. Timothy M. Furlong
Nahant, MA PD

May 6, 2018

Rest In Peace Brother.

Det. Andreoli
NYPD-Retired

May 6, 2018

Rest in Peace Officer Pitts. Thank you for your service. My thoughts and Prayers go out to your family, coworkers and friends.

Lieutenant Robert T. Mote (ret)
Buena Park, CA Police Department

May 6, 2018

The National Police Wives Association would like to extend their heartfelt prayers to the family of Officer Pitts and the Terre Haute Police Department during this time. Thank you, Officer Pitts, for your service.

Administration
National Police Wives Association

May 6, 2018

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