Police Officer Jesse Matthew Rittenhouse

Police Officer Jesse Matthew Rittenhouse

Harriman Police Department, Tennessee

End of Watch Thursday, September 16, 2004

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Jesse Matthew Rittenhouse

Officer Matt Rittenhouse was killed in an automobile accident when his patrol car went out of control shortly before midnight.

It is believed that severe weather and rain-slicked roads, the result of Hurricane Ivan, contributed to the accident.

Officer Rittenhouse had served with the Harriman Police Department for three years and had previously served with the Roane County Sheriff's Department for two years. He is survived by his parents and two sisters.

Bio

  • Age 25
  • Tour 5 years
  • Badge 920

Incident Details

  • Cause Automobile crash

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Matt,

Thinking of you today! I told some funny Matt stories today! RIP 920!

Chief Deputy Tim Phillips

September 16, 2019

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