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Residents of Cold Spring, Minn. line the street as a hearse passes by on the way to St. John's Abbey for the funeral of Tom Decker in Collegeville on Wednesday. Decker was killed last Thursday in the line of duty. He was shot after he was called to check on a man's welfare. No charges have been filed in his death. (AP Photo/The Star Tribune, Brian Peterson)

DPS: Several thousand attend officer's funeral

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COLLEGEVILLE, Minn. (AP) — State officials estimate several thousand people are attending a funeral service for slain Cold Spring police officer Tom Decker.


The Minnesota Department of Public Safety says the estimated 3,200 people at St. John's Abbey and University Church in Collegeville include about 2,300 law enforcement officers from around the U.S. and Canada.

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