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Newark police officers will be honoring one of their own tonight.
Wake services are scheduled for this evening for William Johnson, Jr., a Newark police officer who was killed in a drive-by shooting last Thursday in the South Ward district.
A 19-year-old man was charged with his murder on Saturday.
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