Rising Sun News
Former Police Chief Hewitt to be honored by state FOP
Posted by Bryce Kendrick on September 13, 2019
The annual Indiana Law Enforcement Memorial Service is Thursday, September 19 at 7 pm. The service, hosted by the Indiana Fraternal Order of Police, will be held at the Indiana Law Enforcement and Firefighter’s Memorial located on the west side of the Indiana State House at 102 North Senate Ave. in Indianapolis (the block between Washington and Ohio Streets).
Former Rising Sun Police Chief David P. Hewitt, end of watch February 13, 2019, will be honored and added to the state memorial.
Three other fallen officers will be honored as well. Those include: Charles W. Schmitt of Evansville PD (EOW 1/29/32), David A. Tinsley of Fort Wayne PD (EOW 9/11/18) and Benton Hurley Bertram of Charlestown PD (EOW 2/13/19).
Residents of our community are invited to attend and help honor our fallen heroes.