Dramatic Photos: 2 NYPD Officers Killed in Ambush

A gunman ambushed and fatally shot two NYPD officers in their squad car Dec. 20, an act that Police Commissioner Bill Bratton condemned as an "assassination."

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ADDS BOTH OFFICERS KILLED - Mourners stand at attention as the bodies of two fallen NYPD police officers are transported from Woodhull Medical Center, Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in New York. An armed man walked up to two New York Police Department officers sitting inside a patrol car and opened fire Saturday afternoon, killing both officers before running into a nearby subway station and committing suicide, police said. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
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Maritza Ramos, center, widow of New York City police officer Rafael Ramos, holds a flag while standing with her two sons, Justin Ramos, left, and Jaden Ramos, following funeral services for officer Ramos at Christ Tabernacle Church, in the Glendale section of Queens, Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014, in New York. Ramos and his partner, officer Wenjian Liu, were killed Dec. 20 as they sat in their patrol car on a Brooklyn street. The shooter, Ismaaiyl Brinsley, later killed himself. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
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The body of New York City police officer Rafael Ramos is brought from Christ Tabernacle Church draped in an NYPD flag after his funeral in the Glendale section of Queens, where he was a church member, Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014, in New York.
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The casket of New York City police officer Rafael Ramos, center, is carried by pallbearers out of Christ Tabernacle Church following funeral services in the Glendale section of Queens, Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014, in New York.
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Police helicopters fly over officers along the funeral procession route during the funeral service of New York City police officer Rafael Ramos in the Glendale section of Queens, Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014, in New York.
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New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio and his wife, Chirlane McCray, arrive for the funeral of New York City police officer Rafael Ramos at Christ Tabernacle Church in the Glendale section of Queens, Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014, in New York.
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Thousands of police officers and others salute during the National Anthem as the funeral of New York City police officer Rafael Ramos begins at Christ Tabernacle Church in the Glendale section of Queens, where he was a member, Saturday, Dec. 27, 2014, in New York.
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Justin Ramos arrives wearing his father's jacket to the funeral of his father slain New York City Police Officer Rafael Ramos, one of two officers murdered while sitting in their patrol car in an ambush in Brooklyn last Saturday afternoon on December 27, 2014 in New York City.
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Vice President Joseph Biden and his wife Jill (R) enter the Christ Tabernacle Church for the funeral of slain New York City Police Officer Rafael Ramos, one of two officers murdered while sitting in their patrol car in an ambush in Brooklyn last Saturday afternoon on December 27, 2014 in New York City.
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Prayers are said at a memorial, Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, honoring two New York Police Department officers who were shot while sitting inside a patrol car nearby the previous day.
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Lucy Ramos, aunt of Rafael Ramos, attends a news conference with members of the Ramos family in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014.
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An NYPD officer pauses at a memorial Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, honoring two New York Police Department officers who were shot while sitting inside a patrol car nearby the previous day.
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U.S. Secretary of Homeland Security Jeh Johnson arrives with a bouquet of flowers to speak with officers at the New York Police Department's (NYPD) 84th Precinct on December 21, 2014 in the Brooklyn borough of New York City.
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Rev. Al Sharpton (L), and Gwen Carr (R), Eric Garner's mother, during a press conference denouncing the shooting deaths of two New York Police Department (NYPD) officers at the National Action Network on December 21, 2014 in the Harlem neighborhood of New York City.
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Photographs of slain New York Police officers Wenjian Liu, left, and Rafael Ramos are placed in a makeshift memorial honoring the men at the 84th Precinct in the Brooklyn borough of New York, where the officers were stationed, Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014.
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A man pauses as media watch at a memorial to the two New York Police Department (NYPD) officers that were shot and killed nearby December 21, 2014 in the Bedford Stuyvesant neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York City.
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Marea Munro bows her head at an impromptu memorial near the site where two police officers were killed in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014.
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Sarah Arellano (10) places flowers at a memorial to the two New York Police Department (NYPD) officers that were shot and killed nearby December 21, 2014 in the Bedford Stuyvesant neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York City. The officers, Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos, were killed execution style on December 20 as they sat in their marked police car on a Brooklyn street corner.
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From left, NYPD's Chief of Department James O'Neill, NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton, and New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio, attend mass at St. Patrick's Cathedral, Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, in New York.
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A man pauses at a memorial to the two New York Police Department (NYPD) officers that were shot and killed nearby December 21, 2014 in the Bedford Stuyvesant neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York City.
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Police officers bring candles to an impromptu memorial near the site where two police officers were killed in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014. Police say Ismaaiyl Brinsley ambushed officers Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu in their patrol car in broad daylight Saturday, fatally shooting them before killing himself inside a subway station.
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New York City Police Commissioner William J. Bratton (left) is joined by Mayor Bill de Blasio at a news conference at Woodhull Hospital following the killing of two New York City police officers on December 20, 2014 in New York City.
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Women place flowers at a memorial to the two New York Police Department (NYPD) officers that were shot and killed nearby December 21, 2014 in the Bedford Stuyvesant neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York City.
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A police officer leaves flowers at a an impromptu memorial near the site where two police officers were killed in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014.
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Danielle Pinckney and her son, Rashid Pinckney, 5, leave candy canes at an impromptu memorial near the site where two police officers were killed in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014.
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Police officers pass a makeshift memorial honoring their fallen colleagues as they leave the 84th Precinct in the Brooklyn borough of New York, Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014.
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Curtis Scott places flowers Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, at a makeshift memorial for the two police officers who were shot there Saturday, in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York. Ismaaiyl Brinsley, who vowed online to shoot two "pigs" in retaliation for the police chokehold death of Eric Garner, ambushed two New York City officers in a patrol car Saturday and fatally shot them in broad daylight before running to a subway station and killing himself, authorities said.
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Nakia Wilson pauses after lighting a candle Sunday, Dec. 21, 2014, at a makeshift memorial for the two police officers who were shot there Saturday, in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York. Wilson is a colleague of the sister of Officer Raphael Ramos, one of the officers who died.
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Mourners stand at attention as the bodies of two fallen NYPD police officers are transported from Woodhull Medical Center, Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in New York. An armed man walked up to two New York Police Department officers sitting inside a patrol car and opened fire Saturday afternoon, killing both officers before running into a nearby subway station and committing suicide, police said.
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Mourners stand at attention as the bodies of two fallen NYPD police officers are transported from Woodhull Medical Center, Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in New York.
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Mourners stand at attention as the bodies of two fallen NYPD police officers are transported from Woodhull Medical Center, Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in New York.
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Mourners gather before the bodies of two fallen NYPD police officers are transported from Woodhull Medical Center, Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in New York.
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New York City Police Commissioner William J. Bratton is joined by Mayor Bill de Blasio at a news conference at Woodhull Hospital following the killing of two New York City police officers on December 20, 2014 in New York City.
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New York Police Department Commissioner Bill Bratton pauses at the podium during a news conference at Woodhull Medical Center, Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in New York.
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NYPD Commissioner Bill Bratton, right, stands beside Mayor Bill de Blasio as he wipes his eye during a news conference at Woodhull Medical Center, Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in New York.
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Patrick Lynch, head of the Patrolmen's Benevolent Association, speaks during a news conference after the bodies of two fallen NYPD police officers were transported from Woodhull Medical Center, Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in New York.
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This photo provided by the New York Police Department shows the weapon the suspect used to killed NYPD police officers Wenjian Liu and Rafael Ramos Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in the Brooklyn Borough of New York.
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Bulletproof vests lie on each side of an NYPD patrol car as investigators work at the scene where two NYPD officers were shot in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014.
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Police guard the scene where two NYPD officers were shot, Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014, in New York.
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The scene at a shooting where two New York City police officers were killed execution style Saturday afternoon as they sat in their marked police car on a Brooklyn street corner on December 20, 2014 in New York City.
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Investigators work in the area where two NYPD officers were shot in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York on Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014.
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The skyline of Manhattan is seen in the background as investigators work at the scene where two NYPD officers were shot, Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014 in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York.
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NEW YORK, NY - DECEMBER 20: The scene at a shooting where two New York City police officers were killed execution style Saturday afternoon as they sat in their marked police car on a Brooklyn street cornerr> on December 20, 2014 in New York City. The suspect, who killed his girlfriend in Baltimore earlier in the day, was apparently motivated by the deaths of Eric Garner and Michael Brown. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)
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The scene at a shooting where two New York City police officers were killed execution style Saturday afternoon as they sat in their marked police car on a Brooklyn street corner on December 20, 2014 in New York City.
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The scene at a shooting where two New York City police officers were killed execution style Saturday afternoon as they sat in their marked police car on a Brooklyn street corner on December 20, 2014 in New York City.
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The scene at a shooting where two New York City police officers were killed execution style Saturday afternoon as they sat in their marked police car on a Brooklyn street corner on December 20, 2014 in New York City.
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Investigators work at the scene where two NYPD officers were shot, Saturday, Dec. 20, 2014 in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood of the Brooklyn borough of New York.
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The scene at a shooting where two New York City police officers were killed execution style Saturday afternoon as they sat in their marked police car on a Brooklyn street corner on December 20, 2014 in New York City.
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