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Funeral held for NYC cop killed by friendly fire

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(4 Oct 2019) FOR CLEAN VERSION SEE STORY NUMBER: apus124648

A hero’s farewell has been given to a New York City police officer killed by friendly fire during a struggle with an armed man.
Police Commissioner James P. O’Neill choked back emotion as he addressed mourners at the funeral of Officer Brian Mulkeen on Friday.
Mayor Bill de Blasio said that Mulkeen “understood that his work required his whole heart and all the compassion that was in him.” He kept in touch with a teen he’d arrested, inviting him to play basketball.
Officers in dress uniforms stood at attention outside the church in Monroe, north of New York City. They crisply saluted as Mulkeen’s flag-draped casket was carried inside.
Mulkeen, who joined the department in January 2013, was working with a plainclothes anti-crime unit when he and his partners encountered the armed man.

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