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UPDATE: Thousands Gathered At NYPD Detective’s Funeral Services in Hampton Bays

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New York City Police Detective Brian Simonsen. COURTESY NEW YORK CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT

New York City Police Detective Brian Simonsen. COURTESY NEW YORK CITY POLICE DEPARTMENT

Montauk Highway in Hampton Bays was closed Wednesday morning for the funeral service of New York City Police Detective Brian Simonsen. DANA SHAW

Montauk Highway in Hampton Bays was closed Wednesday morning for the funeral service of New York City Police Detective Brian Simonsen. DANA SHAW

Montauk Highway in Hampton Bays was closed Wednesday morning for the funeral service of New York City Police Detective Brian Simonsen. DANA SHAW

Montauk Highway in Hampton Bays was closed Wednesday morning for the funeral service of New York City Police Detective Brian Simonsen. DANA SHAW

Suffolk County police officers in Hampton Bays Wednesday morning for the funeral service of New York City Police Detective Brian Simonsen. DANA SHAW

Suffolk County police officers in Hampton Bays Wednesday morning for the funeral service of New York City Police Detective Brian Simonsen. DANA SHAW

Officers enter St. Rosalie's Church in Hampton Bays Wednesday morning. DANA SHAW

Officers enter St. Rosalie's Church in Hampton Bays Wednesday morning. DANA SHAW

The funeral service of New York City Police Detective Brian Simonsen took place in Hampton Bays Wednesday morning. DANA SHAW

The funeral service of New York City Police Detective Brian Simonsen took place in Hampton Bays Wednesday morning. DANA SHAW

The funeral service of New York City Police Detective Brian Simonsen took place in Hampton Bays Wednesday morning. DANA SHAW

The funeral service of New York City Police Detective Brian Simonsen took place in Hampton Bays Wednesday morning. DANA SHAW

Officers enter St. Rosalie's Church in Hampton Bays Wednesday morning. DANA SHAW

Officers enter St. Rosalie's Church in Hampton Bays Wednesday morning. DANA SHAW

New York City Police Detective Brian Simonsen's funeral in Hampton Bays Wednesday mor

New York City Police Detective Brian Simonsen's funeral in Hampton Bays Wednesday mor

authorAnisah Abdullah on Feb 17, 2019
UPDATE: Wednesday, 12:30 p.m. Thousands of friends, family and police officers from across the country gathered in Hampton Bays to bid their final farewell to New York City Police Detective... more

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