Transcript for Funeral to Be Held for NYPD Cop Killed in Brooklyn Ambush
Tens of thousands of police officers from across America descending upon New York for the funeral of Rafael Ramos. The mayor of New York City will be there. ABC's Mara schiavocampo is at the church right now. Good morning to you. Reporter: Good morning and a very sad morning here in new York. Security is tight here. Police on high alert after a number of recent threats against officers in the past few days. This as thousands streamed through this church yesterday for officer ram mows's funeral. Thousands gathering outside as the NYPD flag was draped over the fallen officer's casket as it was carried into the church where they gathered to remember him. A guy to dedicated his life to helping others. Reporter: Less than a mile from that church, New York police made another arrest of a man allegedly threatening to kill cops. Arrested after a former officer told investigators after he was heard saying ismaaiyl brinsley should have, quote, killed two white cops. The officers were shot in their control car by brinsley wslbrinsley. During a search of his home, officers found an ars Nale, including body armor. There have been more than 40 arrests made across the country for false 911 calls in the wake of Saturday's attack. Since the incident we've received a number of what I would describe as copy cat type threats of as of this time none of this have proven to be anything. Reporter: As vice-president Joe Biden prepares to tend today's funeral for officer Ra mows, officer liu's family is surrounded by supporters, including former mayor Rudy Giuliani. Ramos was studying to be a pastor. A moving show of support for those fallen officers and their families. Thank you.
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