NY police officer shot while sitting in marked patrol auto

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Officials moved to approve the $4 million for bulletproof police vehicles after Officer Miosotis Familia was gunned down in the Bronx last week.

Colleagues gathered at the World Changers Church on the Grand Concourse as the casket containing the body of NYPD Officer Miosotis Familia arrived ahead of her wake Monday.

Hundreds of people have paid tribute to her during vigils since the shooting.

The New York Police Department says it plans to add bullet-resistant glass and armor to its mobile command centers after the fatal shooting of a police officer as she sat in one.

Officer Miosotis Familia was shot and killed last week in New York City
Officer Miosotis Familia was shot and killed last week in New York City

She leaves behind a 20-year-old daughter and 12-year-old twins, a boy and girl, the NY Daily News reports.

"The assassination of Officer Familia is heartbreaking for the NYPD and all of New York City", said Malliotakis. The mother of three, who worked out of the 46th Precinct and was a 12-year veteran of the force, later died at St. Barnabas Hospital. Police said Alexander Bonds walked up to her window and shot her at point blank. Her funeral service will be held there Tuesday.

Instead of charging customers for the special blue-colored bagels, Bagels R Us encouraged customers to donate to the charity that will then deliver proceeds to the officer's children. She said her sister always volunteered to work as much as she could.

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