Funeral for Baton Rouge Police officer Matthew Gerald who was killed in the line of duty during a July shooting in which lone gunman Gavin Long shot and killed three police officers. Thousands attended Gerald’s funeral including officers from many different, cities and jurisdictions.


The killing of these three officers came on the heels of a shooting rampage that killed 5 Dallas Police officers just ten days earlier.


Gerald had been on the force less than a year, but had served in United States Army and Marine Corps.