ROBERT SHAWN PITTS



Officer Rank: Police Officer

Memorial Panel: 39-W: 31

Department: Terre Haute, Indiana, P.D.

End of Watch: 05/04/2018

Cause: Gunfire

Age: 45

Length of Service: 16 Years


Police Officer Pitts was shot and killed while conducting a homicide investigation. Officer Pitts and several other detectives were fired upon when they approached an apartment complex to confront a suspect believed to be involved in the homicide. Officer Pitts was transported to the hospital where he succumbed to his wounds. The suspect committed suicide.

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