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Nassau County police officer James Wilson wipes away (Credit: James Carbone)

Nassau County police officer James Wilson wipes away a tear as the casket of police officer Joseph P. Olivieri is carried into St. Joseph's R. C. Church in Ronkonkoma. (Oct. 22, 2012)

Officer Joseph Olivieri remembered

Mourners remembered Nassau highway patrolman Joseph Olivieri, who was killed while responding to a crash on the Long Island Expressway.

Cops console one another during the funeral of
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Cops console one another during the funeral of Joseph Olivieri at St Joseph's Church in Ronkonkoma. (Oct. 22, 2012)

Family members of Joseph Olivieri follow his coffin
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Family members of Joseph Olivieri follow his coffin as it is brought out of St Joseph's Church on Monday, October 22, 2012 in Ronkonkoma, New York. Far left, his parents, Joseph and Mary Ann Olivieri, and at right, his children, Amanda and Daniel Olivieri.

The parents of fallen police officer Joseph P.
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The parents of fallen police officer Joseph P. Olivieri, outside St. Joseph's R. C. Church in Ronkonkoma after funeral services were held. At left, Joseph Olivieri, at center wiping a tear, Mary Ann Olivieri. (Oct. 22, 2012)

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The coffin of Joseph Olivieri in brought out
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The coffin of Joseph Olivieri in brought out of St Joseph's Church on Monday, October 22, 2012 in Ronkonkoma, New York. (Photo by Howard Schnapp)

Ranks of police line Church Street for the
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Ranks of police line Church Street for the funeral of fallen Nassau Police officer Joseph Olivieri at St. Joseph's Church in Ronkonkoma. (Oct. 22, 2012)

Relatives of fallen police officer Joseph P. Olivieri
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Relatives of fallen police officer Joseph P. Olivieri look on as his coffin is carried into St. Joseph's R. C. Church in Ronkonkoma. (Oct. 22, 2012)

Ranks of police line Church Street for the
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Ranks of police line Church Street for the funeral of fallen Nassau Police officer Joseph Olivieri at St Joseph's Church in Ronkonkoma. (Oct. 22, 2012)

Nassau County police officer James Wilson wipes away
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Nassau County police officer James Wilson wipes away a tear as the casket of police officer Joseph P. Olivieri is carried into St. Joseph's R. C. Church in Ronkonkoma. (Oct. 22, 2012)

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The coffin of Joseph Olivieri in brought into
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The coffin of Joseph Olivieri in brought into St Joseph's Church in Ronkonkoma. (Oct. 22, 2012)

Nassau County police officer Kenneth Baribault is among
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Nassau County police officer Kenneth Baribault is among officers who attended the funeral for fallen police officer Joseph P. Olivieri at St. Joseph's R. C. Church in Ronkonkoma. Baribault was seriously injured after being struck by a drunk driver on the LIE. (Oct. 22, 2012)

The coffin of Joseph Olivieri in brought into
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

The coffin of Joseph Olivieri in brought into St Joseph's Church in Ronkonkoma. (Oct. 22, 2012)

The coffin of fallen police officer Joseph P.
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The coffin of fallen police officer Joseph P. Olivieri is carried out of St. Joseph's R. C. Church in Ronkonkoma. (Oct. 22, 2012)

Ranks of police line Church Street for the
(Credit: Howard Schnapp)

Ranks of police line Church Street for the funeral of fallen Nassau Police officer Joseph Olivieri at St Joseph's Church in Ronkonkoma. (Oct. 22, 2012)

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Ranks of police line Church Street for the
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Ranks of police line Church Street for the funeral of fallen Nassau Police officer Joseph Olivieri at St. Joseph's Church in Ronkonkoma. (Oct. 22, 2012)

Fellow police officers carry the coffin of Nassau
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Fellow police officers carry the coffin of Nassau County Officer Joseph Olivieri into St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Ronkonkoma for his funeral Mass. (Oct. 22, 2012)

Police officers line the street outside of St.
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Police officers line the street outside of St. Joseph's Catholic Church in Ronkonkoma as they attend the funeral Mass for fallen Nassau County Police Officer Joseph Olivieri. (Oct. 22, 2012)

Police outside of the Lake Ronkonkoma Fire Station
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Police outside of the Lake Ronkonkoma Fire Station for the wake of 13-year police veteran and Lake Ronkonkoma native Joseph Olivieri who was killed while responding to an accident. (Oct. 20, 2012)

Friends of the Olivieri family leave the Lake
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Friends of the Olivieri family leave the Lake Ronkonkoma Fire Station. (Oct. 20, 2012)

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Friends of the Olivieri family leave the Lake
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Friends of the Olivieri family leave the Lake Ronkonkoma Fire Station. (Oct. 20, 2012)

Police outside of the Lake Ronkonkoma Fire Station
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Police outside of the Lake Ronkonkoma Fire Station for the wake of 13-year police veteran and Lake Ronkonkoma native Joseph Olivieri, who was killed in the early morning hours this past thursday while responding to an accident. (Oct. 20, 2012)

John and Jenny McAnulty, friends of the Olivieri
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John and Jenny McAnulty, friends of the Olivieri family leave the Lake Ronkonkoma Fire Station. (Oct. 20, 2012)

People gather outside the wake for Joseph P.
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People gather outside the wake for Joseph P. Olivieri, a Ronkonkoma native, will be held at the Ronkonkoma Fire Department on Saturday.

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