Officer Brian Lorenzo always made sure every detail of a funeral procession was correct. Now, it was up to his fellow officers to do it without him.
To prepare for the role, the Frankford native had to learn a Boston accent, brush up on streetwise lingo and get a Snooki-style hairdo.
Hundreds mourned the loss of Philadelphia Police Officer Brian Lorenzo last week.
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