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Newtown Police honor slain Bristol officers with decal on cruisers

Newtown Police Department and other law enforcement agencies across the state are honoring the two members of the Bristol Police Department who were killed in the line of duty this month.  Decals showing the fallen officers’ names, rank and end of watch date, along with the department patchy, have bee placed on nearly every vehicle in the Newtown Police Department fleet.  State police took about 1,000 to put on their vehicles.   Thousands of police officers from around the country gathered yesterday for a joint funeral for Dustin DeMonte and Alex Hamzy.  They along with Officer Alec Iurato were shot in what police believe was an ambush by the shooter, Nicholas Brutcher. Iurato survived and killed Brutcher. Brutcher's brother, Nathan, also was shot and survived. A motive for the shooting has not been disclosed.