Thousands of police gather for funeral of slain NY trooper

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"I ask all New Yorkers to keep trooper Davis's family, loved ones and colleagues in the State Police in their prayers during this incredibly hard time".

Davis was a born and raised in the North Country. Nichole Walters was found dead on her home's driveway. Services are open only to family and friends.

"Trooper Davis served as a member of the New York State Police for four years, and his death is yet another sad reminder of the risks law enforcement officers face each day in order to protect our communities and serve the residents of this great state".

The public can use the same gate Saturday to attend funeral services at 1 p.m.

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

Meanwhile, if you would like to help the children of trooper Davis, you can now make donations.

His funeral is tomorrow, also at the base.

Thirty-two-year-old Justin Walters is accused of killing Davis, who was first officer on scene after Walters shot and killed his wife Nichole Sunday evening. Davis was responding to reports of shots fired on the couple's property.

Walters, a native of Zeeland, Michigan, was ordered held without bail in the Jefferson County Jail at his arraignment on murder charges Monday.

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