Trump calls slain cop’s widow to offer condolences

Police Officer Rivera spends time with kids after school playing ballPresident-elect Donald Trump called slain NYPD Sgt. Paul Tuozzolo’s widow Thursday morning and personally extended his “condolences” to her on the day that thousands of police officers paid tribute to the fallen Finest at his funeral.

“I’m very sorry I cannot be there with you today. My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time,” Trump told the grieving woman, according to a source.

“I want to express my condolences from me and my family.”

Tuozzolo, a married father of two, was shot and killed last week by 35-year-old ex-con Manuel Rosales. Tuozzolo had been responding to a report of a break-in.

Thousands of cops gathered on Long Island on Thursday for Tuozzolo’s funeral.

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Editors Note: the WBL has strived to stay natural in the presidential election cycle, it is however refreshing and encouraging to see such a high ranking elected official paying respects to Police Officers and the sacrifices that are made on behalf of the communities that they serve.

We hope that a new era of peace will emerge between citizens and Officers, that these ambushes that have become all too frequent will subside and lastly that trust can once again be established between Police and citizens.

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