Under a shining sun there was a sea of blue as thousands of police officers from New Jersey and beyond gathered to mourn the loss of their brother, fallen Lakewood Police Officer Christopher Matlosz.
Under a proposed bill in the New Jersey legislature, cop killers would face the death penalty.
Family, friends and fellow officers will gather at a Howell Township funeral home to honor Lakewood Patrolman Christopher Matlosz.
A man accused of gunning down a New Jersey police officer is scheduled to make his first appearance in court Tuesday afternoon.
The Lakewood, New Jersey community is reeling with shock after the senseless death of a beloved police officer.
Jahmell Crokam, 19, was accused of pulling a gun and repeatedly shooting Matlosz, leaving him to die in the hospital less than an hour later.
A Lakewood police officer was shot to death in the line of duty during an incident on August Drive on Friday. The wounded officer was taken to Jersey Shore University Medical Center, where he later died.
The boys attend a private school and are about 15 years old. Lakewood police did not know which school.
A man who federal prosecutors say operated a real estate investment scheme that defrauded investors of at least $200 million was arrested Thursday morning at his Lakewood home.