Funerals Held For Slain L.I. Police Officers Schaberger, Breitkopf Relatives, friends, and colleagues of both Nassau County Special Operations Police Officer Geoffrey Breitkopf and NYPD Police Officer Alain Schaberger said their final goodbyes Friday.
Nassau Cop Union Head Wants Criminal Charges In Friendly Fire Shooting"The Nassau County Police Department was in charge of that scene and he should have let them run the scene," said Nassau Police Union President James Carver.
Wake Set For L.I. Police OfficerGeoffrey Breitkopf, 40, was killed last weekend by friendly fire after responding to a call for backup. He was in plainclothes and carrying a rifle when he arrived at the chaotic scene in Massapequa Park.
L.I. Suspect's Father Says Death Of Son & Officer Breitkopf Was PreventableOn Tuesday, David Digeronimo, the suspect's father, spoke to CBS 2's Jennifer McLogan and said he told police to "put the guns away."
Nassau PBA President: Civilian Shouting 'Gun' Led To Friendly Fire Shooting DeathNassau County PBA President James Carver said someone at the scene yelled 'gun' when he saw Officer Geoffrey Breitkopf with a rifle.
Nassau Police 'Not Prepared To Say' What Led To Shooting Death Of OfficerOfficer Geoffrey Breitkopf was fatally shot by an MTA officer after a confrontation with a knife-wielding man inside a Long Island home on Saturday.