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Cleveland police officers plan to attend funerals for slain NYPD officers

Cleveland police officers plan to attend funerals for slain NYPD officers. (Source: WOIO) Cleveland police officers plan to attend funerals for slain NYPD officers. (Source: WOIO)

Officers within the Cleveland Police Department making plans to load up and head out to New York City for funeral services for NYPD Officers Raphael Ramos AND Wenjian Liu.

The two officers were ambushed, shot, and killed by Ismaaiyl Brinsley Saturday while sitting in their patrol car. Brinsley then turned the gun on himself. He had a long criminal history and had posted on Instagram about shooting cops, writing: “They take one of ours, let's take two of theirs. Shoot the Police.”

The wife of one of the officers shared her grief by saying, "This is a difficult time for both of our families. But we will stand together and get through this together, thank you."

Cleveland police officers say they have a great relationship with the New York Police Department. Officers have posted on Facebook about some attending this weekend's services in New York to show support of the officers and their families.

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