Pamela Taylor, center, mother of U.S. Army Sgt. Deon Taylor is comforted as she exits Riverside Church in Manhattan following her son's funeral service Thursday, Nov. 6, 2008. The soldier's fiancee Caitlin Casey is partially hidden behind Pamela. Taylor, a Brooklyn narcotics officer was killed Oct. 22 in Afghanistan while serving with the New York National Guard. (AP Photo)
NYPD officer killed in Afghanistan
By Daniel Edward Rosen
NEW YORK — Sgt. Deon Lamarr Taylor, the New York City police officer and Army National Guard reservist killed while serving his second tour of duty in Afghanistan, was remembered yesterday by Mayor Michael Bloomberg and Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly as a heroic protector of his family, city and nation.
NYPD officer killed in Afghanistan mourned