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Police officer, allegedly killed by Christopher Dorner, laid to rest in Riverside, Calif.

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Police officers stand at attention during the funeral of Michael Crain, a Riverside, Calif., police officer and former Marine, at the Riverside National Cemetery on Feb.13, 2013. Ex-LAPD Officer Christopher Dorner is suspected in the killing of a police captain's daughter, her fiancé, Crain and Jeremiah MacKay, a San Bernardino sheriff's deputy. Dorner is believed to have been killed in a shootout at a cabin in the San Bernardino Mountains.

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A boy salutes the procession of police vehicles leaving the funeral service for Riverside police Officer Michael Crain on Wednesday.

The Orange County Register reported on Wednesday:

Officer Michael Crain loved being a policeman and was proud to serve his country -- but nothing in his life was more important than his family.

That was the message Wednesday as law enforcement officials from San Francisco to Indio joined family and friends in mourning the death of the 34-year-old Riverside Police Department officer who authorities believe was killed in an ambush by ex-Los Angeles Officer Christopher Dorner.


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Riverside police Chief Sergio Diaz presents the flag to Regina Crain during a committal for her husband, Officer Michael Crain, at the Riverside National Cemetery.