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Goshen, N.Y. – Orange County in cooperation with the New York Police Department (NYPD) is advising Town and Village of Monroe residents that traffic in that area will likely be heavy during the services for NYPD Officer Brian Mulkeen on Thursday, October 3rd and Friday, October 4th.
Mulkeen, a 2004 Monroe-Woodbury graduate, was shot and killed during an arrest in the Bronx early Sunday morning. Officer Mulkeen, 33, started his career as a dispatcher for the Town of Tuxedo Police Department. A wake for Mulkeen will be held from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. on Thursday at Smith Seaman Quackenbush Funeral Home on Maple Avenue in Monroe.
A funeral mass is scheduled for 11:00 a.m. at Sacred Heart on Friday. Due to anticipated heavy traffic, County Executive Steven M. Neuhaus and the NYPD are advising any Monroe residents to anticipate and plan to accommodate for significant delays between 7:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m. on Friday in and around those areas.