Thousands attend funeral of slain Kissimmee police officers

- Today, the two Kissimmee police officers who were killed in the line of duty had a joint funeral.

The funeral service for Sergeant Sam Howard and Officer Matthew Baxter was today at 11:00 a.m. at the First Baptist Church of Orlando located 3000 S. John Young Parkway, Orlando, FL 32805.

Sgt. Howard and Officer Baxter were killed in the line of duty last week when they responded to a call for a suspicious incident.

An interment followed directly after the service and was located at the Woodlawn Memorial Park & Funeral Home at 400 Woodlawn Cemetery Road, Gotha, FL 34734.

The Kissimmee Police Department asks that instead of flowers, you send a donation to the officer's families SunTrust account set up for them in the name of City of Kissimmee. The account number is 1000193639936.

FOX 35 will stream the funeral live on Facebook at 11 a.m.

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