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Members of the Philadelphia Police department attend the funeral mass for fallen Philadelphia Police Sgt. Timothy Simpson. For the third time in less than three months, police officers poured into a downtown cathedral to remember a colleague slain in the line of duty, this time a veteran sergeant killed when his cruiser was hit by a man allegedly fleeing police. (AP Photo)

By Melissa Dribben
Philadelphia Inquirer

PHILADELPHIA — The white tent was set up, once again, outside the John F. Givnish Funeral Home in the Northeast last night to shelter friends, relatives, and fellow police officers as they lined up to pay respects to fallen police Sgt. Timothy Simpson.

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