Funeral scheduled for slain Riverside police officer

RIVERSIDE — The funeral for the slain Riverside officer is scheduled for 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Grove Community Church, 19900 Grove Community Drive in Riverside, Riverside police officials said in a written statement.
His name was not released Friday due to concerns for his family’s safety, Lt. Mark Rossi said.
Also due to safety concerns, officials are planning heightened security measures at Wednesday’s services, he said.
Following the funeral, an honor guard will proceed to the Riverside National Cemetery for internment.
An Honor Guard procession will proceed to the Riverside National Cemetery for Interment immediately following the service.
Further details were expected to be released later, Rossi said.
The event will be open to the public, however seating is limited and a large turnout is expected, officials said.
The other officer who was wounded while riding with the slain officer was in stable condition, according to the Riverside Police Department.

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