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Funeral of Fallen Officer

Police escort
Hundreds of police officers escort hearse with body of slain LAPD officer Ricardo Lizarraga along the Santa Monica Freeway exiting at Crenshaw Blvd. Friday afternoon. Lizzarage was killed in the line of duty last week. (Brian Vander Brug / LAT)
Hearse
The hearse containing the casket of slain Los Angeles police officer Ricardo “Rick” Lizarraga drives under a flag flown by the LA City Fire Department as the procession began, following a Funeral Mass Friday at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels. (Al Seib / LAT)
Casket
LAPD officers carry the casket of slain Officer Ricardo Lizarraga into funeral service at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels in Los Angeles. Lizarraga was shot and killed last Friday while responding to a domestic violence call in South L.A. (Luis Sinco / LAT)
Joyce Lizarraga
Joyce Lizarraga, wife of slain LAPD Officer Ricardo Lizarraga, wipes away tears during funeral service Friday, Feb. 27, 2004, at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Angels in Los Angeles. Lizarraga was shot and killed last Friday while responding to a domestic violence call in South L.A. (Luis Sinco / LAT)
Jeorge Lizarraga
Jeorge Lizarraga (center black shirt), brother of slain Los Angeles police officer Ricardo “Rick” Lizarraga is comforted by his sister to his left and family members after talking about his brother to the thousands gathered during a Funeral Mass Friday at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels for Los Angeles. (Al Seib / LAT)
Casket
LAPD officers carry the casket of slain officer Ricardo Lizarraga into funeral service at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angeles in Los Angeles. Lizarraga was shot and killed last Friday while responding to a report of domestic violence in South L.A. (Luis Sinco / LAT)
Cardinal Roger Mahony
Cardinal Roger Mahony burns incense around the casket of slain LAPD Officer Ricardo Lizarraga during funeral service Friday, Feb. 27, 2004, at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Angels in Los Angeles. Lizarraga was shot and killed last Ftiday while responding to a domestic violence call in South L.A. (Luis Sinco / LAT)
Joyce Lizarraga
Joyce Lizarraga (center), wife of slain Los Angeles police officer Ricardo “Rick” Lizarraga crys during a Funeral Mass Friday at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels for Los Angeles police officer who was killed in the line of duty last week. The officers Father Candolario (left) and Mother Cristina (left middle) sat next to Joyce in the front pew during the service. (Al Seib / LAT)
Badge
An LAPD badge with the name of slain officer Lizarraga on the black band is worn by LAPD officer Marcos Villanueva who was a classmate in the 901 recruit class at the LAPD Academy with the slain officer as Villanueva and other classmates stood during the Funeral Mass, Friday at the Cathedral of Our Lady of the Angels for Los Angeles police officer Ricardo “Rick” Lizarraga, who was killed in the line of duty last week. (Al Seib / LAT)
Holding hands
LAPD officers hold hands during funeral service Friday, Feb. 27, 2004, for slain officer Ricardo Lizarraga, who was shot and killed last Friday while responding to a domestic violence call in South L.A. (Luis Sinco / LAT)
Blessing
Joyce Lizarraga, wife of slain LAPD Officer Ricardo Lizarraga, is blessed by Cardinal Roger Mahony during funeral service Friday, Feb. 27, 2004, at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Angels in Los Angeles. Lizarraga was shot and killed last Friday while responding to a domestica violence call in South L.A. (Luis Sinco / LAT)
Hahn and Bratton
Mayor James Hahn and LAPD Chief William Bratton attend funeral service Friday, Feb. 27, 2004, for slain officer Ricardo Lizarraga at the Cathedral of Our Lady of Angeles in Los Angeles. Lizxarraga was shot and killed last Friday while responding to a call of domestic violence in South L.A. (Luis Sinco / LAT)
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