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Scenes from the funeral for Det. Simonsen

Hundreds of police officers and other mourners attend the funeral of fallen NYPD Det. Brian Simonsen at Church of St. Rosalie in Hampton Bays on Feb. 20, 2019.  Simonsen was killed in a friendly fire shooting in Queens last week, 

NYPD Det. Brian Simonsen.
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NYPD Det. Brian Simonsen was killed on Feb. 12, 2019.

The scene outside the Church of St. Rosalie
Credit: James Carbone

The scene outside the Church of St. Rosalie in Hampton Bays on Wednesday morning, before the start of the funeral for NYPD Det. Brian Simonsen.

Police arrive for the funeral of NYPD Det.
Credit: James Carbone

Police arrive for the funeral of NYPD Det. Brian Simonsen at the Church of St. Rosalie in Hampton Bays on Wednesday morning.

NYPD police officers set up ahead of the
Credit: Newsday/Steve Pfost

NYPD police officers set up ahead of the funeral for NYPD Det. Brian Simonsen at the Church of St. Rosalie in Hampton Bays.

NYPD Sgt. Matthew Gorman attends the funeral for
Credit: Newsday/Steve Pfost

NYPD Sgt. Matthew Gorman attends the funeral for NYPD Det Brian Simonsen at the Church of St. Rosalie on Feb. 20, 2019, in Hampton Bays.

The scene outside the Church of St. Rosalie
Credit: James Carbone

The scene outside the Church of St. Rosalie in Hampton Bays on Wednesday morning, before the start of the funeral for NYPD Det. Brian Simonsen.

NYPD Sgt. Matthew Gorman attends the funeral for
Credit: James Carbone

NYPD Sgt. Matthew Gorman attends the funeral for NYPD Det. Brian Simonsen at the Church of St. Rosalie on Wednesday, in Hampton Bays.

NYC mayor Bill DeBlasio arrives at Church of
Credit: James Carbone

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio arrives at Church of St. Rosalie in Hampton Bays on Wednesday. He will deliver remarks at the funeral, the NYPD said.

People walk into Church of St. Rosalie Church
Credit: James Carbone

Mourners walk into Church of St. Rosalie Church for the funeral of NYPD Det. Brian Simonsen on Wednesday.

NYPD officers attend the funeral for Det. Brian
Credit: Newsday/Steve Pfost

NYPD officers from the 102 Precinct mourn during the funeral for Det. Brian Simonsen at the Church of St. Rosalie on Wednesday in Hampton Bays.

Former NYC police commissioner William Bratton arrives at
Credit: Newsday/Steve Pfost

NYPD officers walk into the Church of St. Rosalie in Hampton Bays on Wednesday, to attend the funeral of Det. Brian Simonsen.

Joseph Kunkel of Mineola and his son Jordan,
Credit: James Carbone

Former New York City Police Commissioner William Bratton arrives at the Church of St. Rosalie in Hampton Bays for the funeral of NYPD Det. Brian Simonsen.

The family of fallen NYPD Det. Brian Simonsen
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Joseph Kunkel, of Mineola, and his son, Jordan, 8, salute during the beginning of the funeral for NYPD Det. Brian Simonsen at the Church of St. Rosalie on Wednesday.

 

Crowds file into the funeral for NYPD Det.
Credit: James Carbone

The family of NYPD Det. Brian Simonsen arrives at the Church of St. Rosalie in Hampton Bays for the funeral of Det. Brian Simonsen on Wednesday.

NYPD officers walk into the funeral for NYPD
Credit: Newsday/Steve Pfost

Crowds file into the Church of St. Rosalie on Wednesday for the funeral for NYPD Det. Brian Simonsen.

NYPD officers walk past a tree with a
Credit: Newsday/Steve Pfost

NYPD officers walk into the Church of St. Rosalie for the funeral of Det. Brian Simonsen on Wednesday.

NYPD officers walk into the funeral for NYPD
Credit: Newsday/Steve Pfost

NYPD officers walk past a tree with a blue ribbon as they attend the funeral for NYPD Det. Brian Simonsen at the Church of St. Rosalie on Wednesday.

NYPD officers walk into the funeral for NYPD
Credit: Newsday/Steve Pfost

NYPD officers file into the Church of St. Rosalie to attend the funeral for Det. Brian Simonsen on Wednesday.

NYPD friends and family walk into the funeral
Credit: Newsday/Steve Pfost

NYPD officers arrive at the Church of St. Rosalie in Hampton Bays on Wednesday, to attend the funeral for Det. Brian Simonsen.

NYP Cadets line up on Montauk Highway to
Credit: Newsday/Steve Pfost

Family and friends of NYPD Det. Brian Simonsen arrive at the Church of St. Rosalie in Hampton Bays on Wednesday, to attend the slain officer's funeral.

An American flag hangs over Montauk Highway to
Credit: John Roca

NYPD cadets line up on Montauk Highway before the start of the funeral for NYPD Det. Brian Simonsen at the Church of St. Rosalie in Hampton Bays on Wednesday morning.

A painting of fallen NYPD Det. Brian Simonsen
Credit: John Roca

A flag hangs over Montauk Highway in honor of slain NYPD Det. Brian Simonsen.

Leanne Simonsen outside church after the funeral for
Credit: James Carbone

A painting of fallen NYPD Det. Brian Simonsen on display outside Church of St. Rosalie in Hampton Bays on Wednesday, in Hampton Bays. 

NYPD Det. Brian Simonsen's casket leaves the Church
Credit: James Carbone

Leanne Simonsen outside Church of St. Rosalie in Hampton Bays after the funeral for her husband NYPD Det. Brian Simonsen on Wednesday.

NYPD Officers carry the casket of Brian Simonsen
Credit: James Carbone

The coffin leaves the funeral for NYPD Det. Brian Simonsen at the Church of St. Rosalie, on Wednesday, in Hampton Bays. 

Officers line up outside the Church of St.
Credit: Newsday/Steve Pfost

NYPD officers carry the coffin of slain Det. Brian Simonsen, as his wife Leanne follows, during the funeral at the Church of St. Rosalie, on Wednesday, in Hampton Bays.

NYPD officers walk from the church after the
Credit: James Carbone

The coffin carrying fallen NYPD Det. Brian Simonsen is led out of Church of St. Rosalie in Hampton Bays after his funeral on Wednesday.

NYPD officers carry the coffin of Det. Brian
Credit: Newsday/Steve Pfost

NYPD officers mourn outside the church during the funeral for Det. Brian Simonsen at the Church of St. Rosalie on Wednesday in Hampton Bays. 

NYPD officers carry the coffin of Det. Brian
Credit: Newsday/Steve Pfost

NYPD pallbearers carry the coffin of Brian Simonsen during the funeral for Det. Brian Simonsen at the Church of St. Rosalie on Wednesday.

NYPD Detective Brian. P. Simonsen's wife Leanne is
Credit: James Carbone

Leanne Simonsen, wife of fallen police officer Brian Simonsen, becomes emotional as she watches her husband's coffin being carried out after the funeral Wednesday.

NYPD Chaplain Monsignor David Cassato sharing communion with
Credit: Newsday/Steve Pfost

NYPD pallbearers carry the coffin of Brian Simonsen followed by his wife Leanne on Wednesday.

NYPD Detective Brian. P. Simonsen's cousin Suffolk County
Credit: Newsday/Steve Pfost

Leanne Simonsen is presented the memorial flag in honor of her husband Brian during the funeral at the Church of St. Rosalie on Wednesday in Hampton Bays.

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio at the
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NYPD Detective Brian. P. Simonsen's wife Leanne is hugged by police commissioner James O'Neill during the funeral service of her husband at Saint Rosalie Roman Catholic Church. Simonsen was killed in the line of duty on Feb. 12, 2019.

A large turnout at the funeral for NYPD
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NYPD Chaplain Monsignor David Cassato sharing communion with NYPD Detective Brian. P. Simonsen wife Leanne at Saint Rosalie Roman Catholic Church. Simonsen was killed in the line of duty on Feb. 12, 2019.

Leanne Simonsen, wife of fallen NYPD Det. Brian
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NYPD Detective Brian. P. Simonsen's cousin Suffolk County Police Officer Shawn Petersen kissing Simonsen's wife after sharing his memories during the funeral service at Saint Rosalie Roman Catholic Church. Simonsen was killed in the line of duty on Feb. 12, 2019.

NYPD officers gather at the funeral for NYPD
Credit: J. Conrad Williams Jr.

NYC mayor Bill de Blasio passing the body of NYPD Detective Brian. P. Simonsen and a large turnout of police officers before sharing his kind words during the funeral service at Saint Rosalie Roman Catholic Church. Simonsen was killed in the line of duty on Feb. 12, 2019.

The hearse moves along on Montauk Highway in
Credit: Newsday

A large turnout with standing room only at the funeral service of NYPD Detective Brian. P. Simonsen at Saint Rosalie Roman Catholic Church. Simonsen was killed in the line of duty on Feb. 12, 2019.

Hundreds of friends and family gathered for the
Credit: James Carbone

Leanne Simonsen, wife of fallen police officer Brian Simonsen, looks on as Simonsen's coffin is led out of Church of St. Rosalie in Hampton Bays on Wednesday.

Mourners at the gravesite for NYPD Det. Brian
Credit: Newsday/Steve Pfost

NYPD officers gather during the funeral for Det. Brian Simonsen at the Church of St. Rosalie in Hampton Bays on Wednesday.

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