Prayer vigil held in New York for slain police officer

Police officers from the New York City area line up for the wake for NYPD officer Rafael Ramos on December 26 , 2014 in New YorkThousands of people paid tribute in New York to one of two officers killed in an anti-police attack a week ago. The coffin of 40-year-old Rafael Ramos was draped in the green, white and blue flag of the New York police department and brought to Christ Tabernacle Church in Queens borough. “He was a man of great faith,” said Ralph Castillo, a pastor. The married father of two was killed December 20 while sitting with his partner Wenjian Liu in their marked car outside a housing project in Brooklyn.

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