Police carried the flag-draped coffin of slain Jersey City police officer Melvin Santiago following his funeral mass at Aloysius Catholic Church in Jersey City, N.J., on Friday. Officers from the New Jersey and New York area took part in the procession for Santiago, 23, who was shot and killed in the line of duty during an armed robbery at a Walgreen's pharmacy early on Sunday.
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Police carry the flag-draped coffin of slain Jersey City police officer Melvin Santiago following a funeral mass on Friday in Jersey City, New Jersey.
First published July 18 2014, 1:20 PM