Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Friday Night Candlelight Vigil Planned For Fallen Hero THPD Officer Brent Long


Updated: Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011, 5:38 PM EDT
Published : Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011, 5:38 PM EDT

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - If you'd like to come out and show more support for Officer Long and his family, a candlelight vigil is being organized in his honor.

A candlelight vigil will be held in Terre Haute on Friday night at 7 p.m. outside the Vigo County Courthouse.
The organizers ask that you wear a blue or black shirt as a sign of respect for the fallen officer.
If you would like more information, please contact: Nataly Yeganel at 235-8784.

Funeral arrangements for Officer Long
Updated: Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011, 6:22 PM EDT

Published : Wednesday, 13 Jul 2011, 5:12 PM EDT

TERRE HAUTE, Ind. (WTHI) - The funeral arrangements have been made for Officer Brent Long.

Visitation will be from 2 p.m. until 8 p.m. on Sunday, July 17th at Indiana State's Hulman Center at 200 North 8th, Terre Haute, Ind.

The funeral will be at 11 a.m. on Monday, July 18th at the Hulman Center as well.

Burial will follow the services on Monday at Mount Pleasant Cemetery located at 3455 South Fagin Street, Terre Haute, IN. The route the funeral procession will take to the cemetery will be announced later.

Funeral services are being arranged by the Indiana State Fraternal Order of Police Memorial Team and the Mattox-Ryan Funeral Home.

The funeral will also be aired live on WTHI-TV and

A helpline has been created for the whole Terre Haute community who would like to talk to someone about Officer Brent Long. To talk to someone on the Dignity Memorial Compassionate Helpline you can call 1-800-854-8080.

The helpline is open 24/7 for anyone was created just for people who need to talk exclusively about Officer Brent Long.