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Officer Geoffrey Breitkopf, left and Officer Alain Schaberger (credit: Nassau County Police/DCPI)

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.

03/18/2011

Officer Geoffrey Breitkopf (Photo/Nassau County Police)

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.

03/17/2011

Officer Geoffrey Breitkopf (Photo/Nassau County Police)

Wake Set For L.I. Police Officer

Geoffrey 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.

03/16/2011

Officer Geoffrey Breitkopf (Photo/Nassau County Police)

L.I. Suspect’s Father Says Death Of Son & Officer Breitkopf Was Preventable

On Tuesday, David Digeronimo, the suspect’s father, spoke to CBS 2’s Jennifer McLogan and said he told police to “put the guns away.”

03/15/2011

Officer Geoffrey Breitkopf (Photo/Nassau County Police)

Nassau PBA President: Civilian Shouting ‘Gun’ Led To Friendly Fire Shooting Death

Nassau County PBA President James Carver said someone at the scene yelled ‘gun’ when he saw Officer Geoffrey Breitkopf with a rifle.

03/14/2011

Officer Geoffrey Breitkopf (Photo/Nassau County Police)

Nassau Police ‘Not Prepared To Say’ What Led To Shooting Death Of Officer

Officer Geoffrey Breitkopf was fatally shot by an MTA officer after a confrontation with a knife-wielding man inside a Long Island home on Saturday.

03/13/2011