Officer Matthew Rittner Milwaukee Police Department
The Wisconsin Honor Guard Association regrets to announce the passing of Officer Matthew Rittner of the Milwaukee Police Department
Visitation and Service
Visitation will be held from 0900 hours to 1300 hours on Wednesday, February 13, 2019, at Oak Creek Assembly of God, located at 7311 South 13th St., Oak Creek, Wisconsin 53154. The funeral Service will occur at 1300 hours, with police honors to be conducted following the ceremony, outside of Oak Creek Assembly of God.
Honor Guard Information
Teams wishing to send a color team please contact Sgt Matt Spence at firstname.lastname@example.org or 920-946-4318.
Teams wishing to participate in the door guard please contact Lt. Paul Marik at email@example.com or 262-909-9507
Squad Parking Marcus South Shore Cinema 7261 S 13th Street Oak Creek, WI 53154
Honor Guard and Civilian Parking Oak Creek Assembly of God 7311 S 13th Street Oak Creek, WI 53154
The procession will commence after police honors from Oak Creek Assembly of God to Krause Funeral Home, located at 21600 W. Capitol Dr. Brookfield, WI 53005.
All law enforcement units that wish to participate in the procession should proceed to 7261 S. 13th St, you will be given further instruction at that location. This will include any SWAT teams that wish to bring armored vehicles.
Obituary Information Police Chief Alfonso Morales of the Milwaukee Police Department is saddened to announce the on-duty death of Officer Matthew Rittner, 35, who was killed in the line of duty on February 6, 2019, after being shot while conducting a search warrant. Officer Rittner served with MPD for 17 years and will be missed. He leaves behind a wife and a young child.
Those wishing to may send monetary donations on Officer Rittner's behalf to:
Any TCF Bank branch. The title of the account is "Family of Matthew Rittner"
WISCO Hotel Group is offering discounted hotel rates for LEO's and family members attending the funeral at the following hotels:
Comfort Suites Milwaukee Airport Address: 6362 South 13th Street, Oak Creek, WI 53154 Phone: (414)570-1111
Holiday Inn Express and Suites 1400 W Zellman Ct. Milwaukee, WI 53221 (414)563-4000
Honor Guards in need of rooms will receive the $70/night discounted rate. Use the code WHGA and provide your agency name during registration. You will need to provide your department ID at check in for verification purposes.