WATCH LIVE: Jacksonville Sheriff's Office escorts Officer Lance Whitaker's remains

 

 

 

The Jacksonville Sheriff's Office will provide a motorcycle escort as Officer Lance Whitaker's body is moved from the medical examiner's office to the Hardage-Giddens funeral home in Riverside.

Live coverage from News4Jax crews along the route begins at 11 a.m.

JSO officers have been asked to line the route with their police car lights on to show their respects. Law enforcement officers from other local agencies are also welcome to participate. The Jacksonville Fire and Rescue Department also plans to have engines parked along the route.

The public is welcome to pay their respects to the Jacksonville Sheriff's officer killed in the line of duty Tuesday in a single-car crash on Interstate 295. 

The route will be on Jefferson Street from Eighth Street, down the ramp to Riverside Avenue, right on Edison Avenue, left on Oak Street and into the back of the funeral home located on Park Street.

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