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Thousands attend funeral service for Rochester Police Department Officer Anthony Mazurkiewicz

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Max Schulte
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WXXI News
Police prepare for the funeral of Rochester Police Department Officer Anthony Mazurkiewicz.

New York state and local officials joined first responders from a number of police and other public safety agencies on Monday, Aug. 1, to remember Rochester Police Officer Anthony Mazurkiewicz, who was killed while on duty the night of July 21, 2022.

Officers came by the hundreds from across the state and beyond to say farewell to one of their own.

David Andreatta is the editor of CITY. He joined the WXXI family in 2019 after 11 years with the Democrat and Chronicle, where he was a news columnist and investigative reporter known for covering a range of topics, from the deadly serious to the cheeky.
Gino Fanelli covers City Hall for CITY and WXXI News. He came to CITY as a reporter in 2019 by way of the Rochester Business Journal, and formerly served as a watchdog reporter for Gannett in Maryland and a stringer for the Associated Press.
Max Schulte is responsible for creating video and photo elements for WXXI News and its digital spaces. He also assists with news and public affairs coverage, digital-first video content, and studio productions.
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