Watch: Procession and Funeral at Dallas Church Honor Fallen Grand Prairie Officer

Mourners gathered Thursday morning at a Dallas church to pay tribute to a Grand Prairie cop described as a "model officer" by his colleagues.A memorial service for Officer Albert "A.J." Castaneda will begin at 11 a.m. Thursday at The Potter's House, police said. Before the memorial service, a hearse carrying Castaneda was escorted from police headquarters in Grand Prairie to the Mountain Creek megachurch by hundreds of squad cars and police motorcycles"He gave back as good, or better, than any officer that I've ever seen in my 35 years," Grand Prairie Police Chief Steven Dye said last week. "If I had to describe a model police officer, A.J. would be one that would come to mind first.""We're always going to honor our fallen, but he was just the salt of the earth," the chief added. "A great human being."  Continue reading...

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