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5-Year-Old Son of Slain Indiana Officer Escorted to School by Dozens of LEOs

May 15, 2018  | 

Dakota Pitts, the 5-year-old son of slain Terre Haute, IN, Officer Rob Pitts is escorted to school by his father's comrades. (Photo: WNDU screen shot)
Dakota Pitts, the 5-year-old son of slain Terre Haute, IN, Officer Rob Pitts is escorted to school by his father's comrades. (Photo: WNDU screen shot)

Dakota Pitts recently lost his father, Terre Haute Officer Rob Pitts, in the line of duty.

On his first day back to school, the 5-year-old did not want to show up alone. He asked his mom if he could have an escort, but he didn't expect so many to appear.

More than 50 Terre Haute officers and some family members appeared without any hesitation, WNDU reports.


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Jack Peet @ 5/15/2018 4:30 PM

God Bless each and every one of you officers who showed up for this young man. Proud to be part of the Thin Blue Line.

Byron Kelley @ 5/15/2018 5:48 PM

My heart goes out to that young man, and my thanks go out to the gentlemen and family members who showed up to escort this brave young man on his first day back to school. I salute you all!

kevin Graham @ 5/16/2018 4:09 AM

Very Classy, Kudos to everyone involved

Leandro Jamcoski @ 5/16/2018 3:21 PM

Como Policial da cidade de Curitiba, no estado do Paraná pertencente ao Brasil, os mais sinceros parabéns a todos estes policias. Um gesto simples mas que vai fazer muita diferença na vida deste menino. Parabéns!

Editor @ 5/16/2018 3:24 PM

As Police Officer of the city of Curitiba, in the state of Paraná belonging to Brazil, the most sincere congratulations to all these policemen. A simple gesture but that will make a lot of difference in the life of this boy. Congratulations!

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