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NYPD's De Blasio anger appears absent at Wenjian Liu wake
NYPD's De Blasio anger appears absent at Wenjian Liu wake

Police, firefighters, political leaders and regular New Yorkers stood in long lines in icy rain Saturday and will gather again Sunday to pay tribute to Officer Wenjian Liu, one of two policemen gunned down in an attack that widened a rift between police and Mayor Bill de Blasio. At the Brooklyn wake on Saturday, there was no visible evidence of the animosity on display Dec. 27, when many police officers turned their backs on De Blasio as he spoke at the funeral of Liu's partner, Rafael Ramos. As De Blasio entered the funeral home alongside Police Commissioner William Bratton, officers saluted. Before the wake, Bratton had issued a memo urging officers to leave politics out of...

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