Police and sheriff vehicles followed behind the hearse carrying the body of fallen police officer Tom Decker as they go to Wenners Funeral home in Cold Spring, Min., Friday November 30, 2012. Officer Tom Decker, a six-year veteran and father of four, had gone to check on a man's welfare when he was fatally shot after getting out of his squad car near a downtown bar in Cold Springs on Thursday night. Investigators said Friday that several guns were found, and the man who was reported to be suicidal was taken into custody. (AP Photo/The Star Tribune, Kyndell Harkness) MANDATORY CREDIT; ST. PAUL PIONEER PRESS OUT; MAGS OUT; TWIN CITIES TV OUT
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