BOONE COUNTY, IN (WISH) – Friends, family and co-workers have gathered to remember fallen Deputy Jacob Pickett.
A procession followed Deputy Pickett’s body as it was brought from Indianapolis to Brownsburg for the funeral service, leaving the Circle City at approximately 7:30 a.m.
Deputy Pickett’s body arrived at Connection Pointe Christian Church in Brownsburg just before 8 a.m.
Governor Eric Holcomb, US Representative Todd Rokita and Boone County Sheriff Michael Nielsen are all set to speak at the service.
After his funeral, the procession will travel south and pass White Lick Elementary School, where Pickett’s wife works as a teacher. It will then pause at the Boone County Sheriff’s Office. After the Boone County Sheriff’s Office, it will then go the Boone County Courthouse and pass under a garrison flag.
The procession will then make its way through Zionsville and back into Indianapolis, ultimately stopping at Crown Hill Cemetery, his final resting place.
Deputy Pickett was shot and killed on Friday, March 2 while attempting to serve a warrant.