DENVER — Thursday, May 31, 2012— Gov. John Hickenlooper today ordered flags be lowered to half-staff on all public buildings statewide on Friday, June 1, 2012in honor Englewood Police Officer Jeremy Bitner.
Bitner, 39, was fatally injured while on duty during a traffic stop on May 28, 2012. His funeral service will be held Friday, June 1, 2012 at the Denver First Church of the Nazarene at 1 p.m., followed by interment at Fort Logan National Cemetery at 3 p.m.
Officer Bitner was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He became an officer with the Englewood Police Department in 2004. He is survived by his wife Christina and two children.