(Photos) Thousands Attend Funeral For Murdered NYPD Officer Rafael Ramos!

Thousands of family, friends and city officials came to honor the life of NYPD Officer Rafael Ramos. Ramos, 40, and fellow officer Wenjian Liu, 32, were killed while sitting in their patrol car. Over 25,000 cops from all across the nation attended Ramos’ funeral at the Christ Tabernacle Church in Queens. Read more on the story after the jump and check out the photos from the funeral in the gallery!

NYPD Cop Killer’s Girlfriend Is Expected To Live After Shooting

While a majority of the focus on Ismaaiyl Brinsley has been the two NYPD cops he murdered before killing himself this past weekend, we cannot forget the woman that remains fighting for her life in a Baltimore hospital, that he shot prior to coming to New York. Many are trying to paint this as an Eric Garner revenge shooting which takes away from the peaceful protesting and the REAL change we are hoping to work toward, but obviously this man had way deeper issues. Fortunately, she is expected to live.

Mayor De Blasio Requests A Halt In Protests To Mourn With Officers Families

After speculation that he was ‘hiding’ from the families of officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos, mayor Bill de Blasio visits that families’s home and holds on a press conference of the two officers’ deaths. The fatal shootings of officers Liu and Ramos, tensions among New York citizens, its officials and fellow officers have risen. Most of the blame has fallen on New York City mayor, Bill de Blasio, who spoke Monday morning on what residents should be doing at the moment. It’s not protesting or causing riots, but, “It’s time for everyone to put aside political debates, put aside protests, put aside all of the things that we will talk about in due time,” he said. While the world continues to mourn the deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown, walks, marches and debates continue. However, de Blasio would like it if everyone accompanies the Liu and Ramos, “Families on their difficult journey. Let’s see them through the funerals…then the debate can begin again.” Hit the jump for more.

(Video) UPDATES On 2 Police Officers Shot Dead In Brooklyn

UPDATES On 2 Police Officers Shot Dead In Brooklyn include plans underway for a candle-light vigil in Bed-Stuy, official statements from NYPD Commissioner William Bratton and Mayor Bill de Blasio from news conference at Woodhull Hospital last night: “These officers were assassinated…it is an attack on all of us. We must support these officers and support the healing of the families.” The message of condolences by the mayor and NYPD Commissioner also came with a blast to social media for lessons learned in the deaths of NYPD Officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos…

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