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Wis. cop killed on duty laid to rest

Sunday, March 27, 2011

A Wisconsin police officer killed in the line of duty was laid to rest this weekend.

Fond du Lac police officer Craig Birkholz was shot and killed when he responded to a call about a sexual assault. Another officer was injured in the incident.

Scores paid tribute to Birkholz with a funeral procession in his hometown of Kenosha, Wis.

Residents held American flags to honor the officer as the procession passed by.

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