Slain Ga. officer praised, mourned
Mae Gentry; Staff
The extended family of a DeKalb County police officer killed last week in the line of duty turned out in force Monday for his funeral.
Detective Dennis Carmen Stepnowski's widow, his parents and his "brothers in blue" --- hundreds of officers from DeKalb, Gwinnett, Cobb, Atlanta and other police departments --- listened solemnly as the 33-year-old officer was hailed as dedicated, enthusiastic and hungry to do good police work.
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