Patriot Riders honor Vigo Co. Sheriff’s Dept.


An organization known for defending the grieving said said thanks to a local sheriff’s department. You’ve seen the Patriot Riders in action.

It’s a group of motorcyclists who show up at military funerals around the country. Their goal is to help the grieving families.

Monday, the organization sent a representative to meet up with Vigo County Sheriff Greg Ewing. He presented the sheriff with a plaque. That plaque thanked Sheriff Ewing and the Vigo County Sheriff’s department for aiding their group.

“So they pretty much give us a safety screen there to help us. [They] keep us safe and our riders safe,” Jerome Shouse from the Patriot Riders said. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you confirm your email address and acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others and keep the conversation on topic and civil. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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