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Family, friends and fellow officers filled a funeral home on Long Island on Saturday to remember Officer Peter Figoski. The veteran cop was killed earlier this week responding to a robbery in Brooklyn. Jonathan Vigliotti reports.
Hundreds of people have paid tribute to a slain New York City police officer at his wake on Long Island.
Police Commissioner Ray Kelly was among the mourners who filled the Babylon funeral home for the wake of Officer Peter Figoski on Saturday. He said Figoski's family is "heartbroken."
He said Figoski's life appeared to revolve around his four daughters.
The officer lived in West Babylon.
The wake at the Claude R. Boyd-Spencer Funeral Home will continue Sunday.
A funeral mass will be held Monday at St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church. Drivers in Babylon Village are being advised of road closures for services: Montauk Highway will be closed in both directions from Little Neck East Road to Deer Park Avenue between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m.
Many of the roads surrounding St. Joseph's Church on North Carll Avenue will be closed including Trolley Line Road and Locust Avenue.