Memorial service held for slain Nassau police officer

A Nassau County police officer killed in the line of duty was remembered and honored today.A memorial service was held tonight for 43-year-old Joseph Olivieri,

WOODBURY - A Nassau County police officer killed in the line of duty was remembered and honored today.

A memorial service was held tonight for 43-year-old Joseph Olivieri, who was hit and killed by an SUV on Thursday night on the LIE near North Hills.

Olivieri was responding to a crash at the time allegedly caused by suspect James Ryan.

Ryan pleaded not guilty to vehicular manslaughter and DWI charges on Friday, and is currently out on bail.

Memorial services for officer Olivieri will also be held tomorrow at the Ronkonkoma Fire Department. His funeral will be held Monday at 12 p.m. at St. Joseph's Church in Ronkonkoma.

Memorial service scheduled for Nassau officer killed on LIE

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