Mourners remember fallen Syracuse Police Officer Michael Jensen at funeral

ROME, N.Y. (WSYR-TV) — The funeral for fallen Syracuse Police Officer Michael Jensen was held Saturday morning, April 20, at St. John the Baptist Church in Rome.

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Words of Remembrance were given by his family members, including his father, Paul, his mother, Michelle and his sister, ShelliAnn.

“No matter what I asked, he did it,” ShelliAnn said. “And he was the best, and I shouldn’t be an only child. I love you brother”

Jensen’s friends on the police force, Officer Grant Prudhomme and Officer Forrest Gilbert, also delivered Words of Remembrance.

Mourners even gathered outside the packed church to watch a livestream of the funeral. Law enforcement officers from across New York State and even Chicago came to pay their respects.

After the funeral, Jensen was buried in a private ceremony.

Officer Jensen was killed in the line of duty on Sunday, April 14, along with fallen Onondaga County Sheriff’s Lieutenant Michael Hoosock.

Photos from the funeral can be seen below:

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