Palm Springs police officers carry the casket of officer Jose 'Gil' Vegaat Palm Springs Convention Center on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016, in Palm Springs, Calif., amid services for fallen officers Lesley Zerebny and Vega, who were gunned down Oct. 8 after responding to a family disturbance call at a Palm Springs residence.
Palm Springs police officers carry the casket of officer Jose 'Gil' Vegaat Palm Springs Convention Center on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016, in Palm Springs, Calif., amid services for fallen officers Lesley Zerebny and Vega, who were gunned down Oct. 8 after responding to a family disturbance call at a Palm Springs residence. Irfan Khan Los Angeles Times/TNS
Palm Springs police officers carry the casket of officer Jose 'Gil' Vegaat Palm Springs Convention Center on Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2016, in Palm Springs, Calif., amid services for fallen officers Lesley Zerebny and Vega, who were gunned down Oct. 8 after responding to a family disturbance call at a Palm Springs residence. Irfan Khan Los Angeles Times/TNS

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