Thousands of officers expected at slain trooper's funeral

Update NY State Police Troop K celebrates 100 years with an open house

Update NY State Police Troop K celebrates 100 years with an open house

Walters is the young mother allegedly slain by her soldier husband, Justin Walters.

New York State Police Superintendent George Beach praised the character of Davis at an Army base in northern New York where Gov. Andrew Cuomo and other dignitaries saw hundreds of state troopers move hats from heads to hearts as they passed the casket of their fallen brother.

Nichole Walters, age 27, in a photograph from her Facebook page.

Calling hours for Nichole Davis are Sunday afternoon at the Fergerson Funeral Home in North Syracuse. Services are open only to family and friends.

Several thousand law enforcement officers from across the USA and Canada are expected to attend this weekend's funeral for a NY state trooper killed in the line of duty.

Update NY State Police Troop K celebrates 100 years with an open house
Service arrangements announced for Trooper Joel Davis

The New York State Police will honor Trooper Davis at his funeral in Watertown, New York on July 15, 2017.

The funeral for Trooper Davis will be held on Fort Drum at Magrath Sports Complex, 10050 Tigris River Valley Road, at 1 p.m. Saturday.

Davis, 36, was shot and killed on Sunday, July 8, while responding to a domestic incident in Jefferson County.

The Associated Press contibuted to this report. Officials at the post said he's a staff sergeant who has served two combat tours in Afghanistan.

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