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WATCH LIVE: At 11 a.m.: Iowa native, Omaha officer's funeral

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OMAHA (KWWL) - Tuesday, a police officer from Iowa will be laid to rest.

Kerrie Orozco was just 29 years old -- a seven-year veteran of the Omaha Police Department. She was shot serving an arrest warrant.

Yesterday, hundreds of people paid their respects at a wake. Her casket was draped with an American flag.

Orozco was a new mother. Her daughter Olivia was born early and had been in the hospital since February. Orozco was scheduled to begin her maternity leave the day after she was killed.

Orozco lived in Iowa but worked in Omaha. She was very active in the community.

Hundreds paid their respects -- even lining the streets with American flags for her.

Fellow officers say she will be missed by the entire community.

"She's an incredible woman," said Greg Riesbig with the Omaha Police. "She gave her life for each one of us, from the smallest child in Omaha to the oldest person, from the black community, the Hispanic community, the whatever. She was there. She put her heart into it."

In honor of the Iowa native, Governor Branstad has ordered flags be flown at half-staff today. Flags will be lowered at the state Capitol building and all government buildings from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

All businesses with flags are encouraged to participate.

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