NEW YORK (AP) — The wife and two sons of a New York City policeman gunned down along with his partner have been joined by hundreds of uniformed officers at his wake.
The family of Officer Rafael Ramos and officers streamed into the Christ Tabernacle Church in the Glendale section of Queens on Friday, less than a week after the Dec. 20 killings.
Ramos' funeral is scheduled for Saturday. Vice President Joe Biden is expected to attend.
Ramos was killed in a brazen daytime ambush along with Officer Wenjian Liu as they sat in their patrol car on a Brooklyn street. The shooter later killed himself.