BY SARAH GARLAND, MICHAEL FRAZIER AND MELANIE LEFKOWITZ. Michael Frazier and Melanie Lefkowitz are staff writers. Sarah Garland is a freelance writer.
Copyright 2005 Newsday, Inc.
There were thousands of them - maybe 20,000. A wall of men and women dressed in blue stretched 15 blocks around the church. Inside, in a sanctuary filled beyond capacity to honor fallen Police Officer Dillon Stewart, they wept for his loss and cheered for his bravery.
NY: A sea of blue sadness