It was an emotional moment: The final salute for Sgt. Timmy Simpson Tuesday afternoon at the scene in Port Richmond where he died.
Captain Kevin Hodges from the 24th District brought Sgt. Simpson's handcuffs to a vigil taking place.
He held the handcuffs up and fellow officers cheered.
There was also a final salute at the vigil by some members of the 24th, which was Sgt. Simpson's district.
Funeral services will be held Monday, November 24 at 11:30am at the Cathedral Basilica of Saints Peter and Paul on the Ben Franklin Parkway.
A trust fund has been established for Sergeant Simpson's family.
Checks can be made out to the Timmy Simpson Family Memorial Trust Fund.
It can be mailed to:
Police and Fire Federal Credit Union
901 Arch St.
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, 19107