Settlement Reached In Widow's Lawsuit Over Death Of Nassau Police OfficerThe attorney's for Breitkopf's wife, Paula, filed a lawsuit against many parties, including the MTA because it was found that an MTA officer had fired the fatal shot.
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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."