By: KDKA-TV News Staff
WHITEHALL, Pa. (KDKA) — A solemn goodbye for a local police chief who died.READ MORE: Keri Hilson Says 'Hip Hop Family Christmas' Is All About 'Honoring Your Family, Not Living For The World'
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Dozens of state and local police gathered Tuesday to honor J. William Schmitt, the retired Whitehall police chief. He served the community for 47 years.MORE NEWS: Motown Legends The Temptations And The Four Tops Coming To Pittsburgh
After a procession from Slater Funeral Home on Brownsville Road, he was laid to rest.