BLUE TEARS: Thousands attend funeral for officer killed by friendly fire amid scuffle with armed suspect

– NYPD officer Brian Mulkeen was killed Sunday night while wrestling an armed suspect in the Bronx
– Thousands of the six-year veteran’s colleagues attended his funeral on Friday in Monroe
– Mulkeen worked for the department’s anti-crime unit at the 44th precinct
– “He was the best of the best,” NYPD Captain Jeffrey Heilig said of the fallen officer