Funeral today for Patrolman Matlosz

EDISON - Police cars from all over the country are streaming into Lakewood for the funeral of Patrolman Christopher Matlosz.

The funeral for the 27-year-old patrolman will begin at noon today at St. Mary of the Lake Roman Catholic Church in Lakewood. Matlosz was gunned down last week behind the wheel of his patrol car.

So many police officers plan to attend that organizers are having them gather in the parking lot of the Blue Claws Stadium. They will be bused to the church. The suspect in the shooting, 19-year-old Jahmell W. Crockam, was arrested Sunday morning in Camden. He faces murder and weapons charges.

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