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Rewatch coverage of the funeral and procession for fallen MPD Officer Matthew Rittner

Posted at 10:45 AM, Feb 13, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-13 22:00:37-05

Law enforcement officers and military comrades leaned on each other as a Milwaukee police officer fatally shot while serving a warrant was laid to rest Wednesday.

The funeral service was held Wednesday afternoon followed by a procession to the funeral home.

The 35-year-old tactical unit officer was fatally shot while serving a search warrant a week ago.

Rittner is survived by his wife and a young son.

The officer served Milwaukee Police Department for 17 years.