MILWAUKEE- A public vigil will be held tonight (Friday, February 8th) for fallen Milwaukee Police Officer Matthew Rittner.
The vigil will be held at Zablocki Elementary School (1016 W. Oklahoma Avenue), inside the auditorium, on Milwaukee’s south side. The public is invited to attend to pay final respects to the officer. The vigil will begin tonight at 6:30
Rittner’s body was transported from the Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s Office Thursday evening to Krause Funeral Home in Brookfield where it will remain through the funeral.
A number of tributes dedicated to officer Rittner have shown up around Milwaukee, including the Milwaukee Brewers writing a message of support on their video board outside Miller Park, Milwaukee’s City Hall is lit up in blue to shw support for Milwaukee Police, as are the Mitchell Park Domes. Flags across the state will continue to fly at half staff through Rittner’s burial.