Honoring slain NYPD Officer Rafael Ramos

Updated 2:15 PM ET, Sat December 27, 2014
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Law enforcement helicopters fly over Christ Tabernacle in Queens, where the casket of New York City police officer Rafael Ramos is carried by pallbearers, on Saturday, December 27. Ramos and Officer Wenjian Liu were shot and killed while they sat in their patrol car in Brooklyn on December 20. Julio Cortez/AP
The casket of Officer Ramos is carried out of Christ Tabernacle. DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images
Maritza Ramos, center, wife of Officer Ramos, holds the colors as she is flanked by her sons Justin, left, and Jaden during the funeral service. DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images
Police officers hold hands in prayer during the funeral services. John Minchillo/AP
Justin Ramos is comforted by his mother following the funeral service. Julio Cortez/AP
Police officers salute as the casket of Officer Rafael Ramos arrives before the funeral. Kevin Mazur/Getty Images
Thousands of police officers gathered to pay their respects outside the church. Don Emmert/AFP/Getty Images
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and his wife, Chirlane McCray, arrive for the funeral. Craig Ruttle/AP
NYPD officers embrace before the funeral of the slain officer. Kevin Hagen/Getty Images
Vice President Joe Biden and his wife, Jill, enter Christ Tabernacle Church in Queens for the funeral of the slain NYPD Officer. Spencer Platt/Getty Images
Police Commissioner Bill Bratton, center, arrives with his wife, Rikki Klieman. Kevin Hagen/Getty Images
Officers from Ramos' precinct wait outside before the funeral. Kevin Hagen/Getty Images
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo arrives at the funeral with his girlfriend Sandra Lee. Kevin Hagen/Getty Images
Justin Ramos arrives at the funeral wearing his father's jacket. Kevin Mazur/Getty Images
Family members of officer Ramos, including sons Jaden and Justin and his wife, Maritza Ramos, in backseat, arrive for the funeral. Julio Cortez/AP
Police officers gather outside the church. Spencer Platt/Getty Images
An NYPD officer loads flowers onto a vehicle outside Officer Ramos' funeral. Julio Cortez/AP
Church staff place flowers on a vehicle before the funeral. Kevin Hagen/Getty Images
Firefighters arrive for the funeral. John Minchillo/AP