Former Titusville Police Department Commander Bobby Mutter Passes Away
By Space Coast Daily // June 20, 2018
Joined Titusville Police Department in 1981
BREVARD COUNTY • TITUSVILLE, FLORIDA – Titusville Police announced on Wednesday that former Police Commander Bobby Mutter has passed away.
Following is the statement from Titusville Police:
“It is with an extremely heavy heart that we inform you of the passing of Retired Titusville Police Commander Bobby Mutter. Bobby joined the Titusville Police family in May of 1981.
Just two short years later he was transferred into the Detective Division where Bobby settled in and was able to display his superior ability to gather information through his unbelievable level of interpersonal skills. Bobby was truly gifted at getting people to talk to him.
In 1993, Bobby was promoted to Sergeant which was followed by a promotion to Lieutenant in 1995, and Commander in 1999 where he was transferred back to his love of Investigations.
In this position, Commander Bobby Mutter was able to teach and mentor dozens of young police officers to grow into well-groomed and experienced detectives. In addition, Bobby latterly started our K-9 unit with his own dog and ultimately has been recognized nationally for his K-9 training.
Bobby is survived by his wife Clara, and sons Trey and Jimmy, as well as hundreds and hundreds of friends who have all been caught in Bobby’s infectious personality.
Please keep the Mutter family in your thoughts and prayers during this very difficult time and we will forward details of arrangements as we get them.”
Bobby Mutter was most known for his superior ability to gather information from the community and has obtained unprecedented tips from informants that helped solve numerous cases during his career.
Bobby was recognized numerous times throughout his career including Officer of the Month twice, Officer of the Year in 1983 and 1993, Florida Council on Crime award, four Unit Citations, Good Conduct Award, and Top Achiever in 2003.”
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