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Waterloo Police officers attend NYPD officer funeral

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NEW YORK (AP) - Waterloo Police officers Dustin Lindaman and James Oliver attended the funeral Saturday in New York honoring a NYPD officer killed in an ambush shooting last week.

Officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu were killed in their patrol car Dec. 20. The funeral for Ramos took place Saturday.

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio and Vice President Joe Biden both spoke at the funeral. Biden stated in his speech, the slaying of the two officers have "touched the soul of an entire nation."

According to the Associated Press, Ramos was a married father of two, described as a man of passion and faith.

Lindaman and Oliver are expected to return to eastern Iowa Sunday.
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