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Thousands Attend Utah Officer's Funeral

January 12, 2012  | 

A Utah police officer killed in a gunbattle last week with a suspected pot grower was buried in a tearful ceremony Wednesday that included a 21-gun salute, the release of about a dozen white doves and a statewide broadcast of a police dispatcher's final radio callout, reports the Daily Herald.

The broadcast was heard at the Ogden City Cemetery, where it drew tears and audible sobs from family, friends and as many as 1,000 police officers. Afterward, uniformed officers streamed pasted Officer Jared Francom's casket, some leaving behind their white gloves and patches from their respective agencies.

A seven-year veteran of the Ogden police force, Francom was killed as he and about a dozen fellow members of the Weber-Morgan Narcotics Task Force tried to serve a search warrant on Jan. 4.


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