Pickett Family Releases Open Letter of Thanks


The following is an open Thank You letter from Jen Pickett, to the Boone County Community, thanking them for their support.

“Over the last week, I have watched a community come together to celebrate and honor the man I love as a husband, father, and deputy. Many people have reached out to my family offering support and prayer. I feel the strength of those prayers each and every day and so do my boys. We lean into those prayers and into our faith in God during this unexplainable tragedy. We are surrounded by the strength of our family, law enforcement family, our church family, my school family, friends, and communities that Jake served and others that never knew him. These families and communities have wholeheartedly supported my family to honor my husband and his serving heart. For this support, I am eternally grateful.

“Thank you to the Boone County Sheriff’s Office, the Fraternal Order of Police, C.O.P.S., Brownsburg Community School Corporation, Connection Pointe Christian Church, Crown Hill Funeral Home and Cemetery, and other contributing organizations who have walked alongside us to support and honor Jake.”