Emotional Goodbye to NYPD Detective Killed in Afghanistan Attack

Thousands of police and U.S. military service officers lined the streets of midtown for the funeral service of Joseph Lemm, a 45-year-old Westchester man was a technical sergeant in the Air Guard's 105th Base Security Squadron and a 15-year member of the NYPD. He was killed on Dec. 21 when his patrol was attacked by a suicide bomber outside Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan.

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Ryan Lemm, 4, son of Joseph Lemm, salutes as his father's casket is carried out of St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York, Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015.
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Police officers gather on Fifth Avenue for the funeral for Joseph Lemm in New York, Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015. Lemm was killed on Dec. 21 in a suicide attack in Afghanistan.
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Police officers line Fifth Avenue outside St. Patrick's Cathedral for the funeral service of Joseph Lemm, Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015, in New York.
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Family and friends of Joseph Lemm, including his son Ryan Lemm, 4, arrive for his wake in West Harrison, N.Y., Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015.
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Christine Lemm, center, wife of Joseph Lemm, reacts as her husband's casket leaves St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York, Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015.
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A casket containing the body of Joseph Lemm is carried into St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York, Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015.
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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, left, and Police Commissioner William Bratton, right, greet police as they arrive to the wake for Joseph Lemm in West Harrison, N.Y., Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015.
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Service members embrace while waiting to enter the wake for Joseph Lemm in West Harrison, N.Y., Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2015.
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Christine Lemm and her son Ryan Lemm, 4, look out the window of a car during the funeral for her husband, Joseph Lemm, at St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York, Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015.
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A casket containing the body of Joseph Lemm is carried into St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York, Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015.
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Police officers gather on Fifth Avenue for the funeral of Joseph Lemm, in New York, Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015.
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Ryan Lemm, 4, son of Joseph Lemm, salutes along with police officers as his father's casket is carried into St. Patrick's Cathedral in New York, Wednesday, Dec. 30, 2015.
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An honor guard waits to carry the casket of Tech Sgt. Joseph Lemm from a plane at Stewart Air National Guard Base during a ramp ceremony on Monday, Dec. 28, 2015, in Newburgh, N.Y.
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Christine Lemm, wife of deceased Tech Sgt. Joseph Lemm, and son Ryan, stand at the hearse after Lemm's casket was placed inside during a ramp ceremony at Stewart Air National Guard Base on Monday, Dec. 28, 2015, in Newburgh, N.Y.
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