Community gathers to honor the life of Cpl. Adam McMillan

Posted at 4:59 PM, Oct 31, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-31 16:59:13-04

CINCINNATI — A limited number of people were allowed to attend the funeral for Hamilton County sheriff's deputy Cpl. Adam McMillan, but people lined the streets to show their support and pay their respects as he drove by one last time.

Ten-year-old Kendall Tannreuther came with her mother and father, who is also in law enforcement, to show their support for McMillan.

"Police do a lot for us," Tannreuther said. "They give us a good country and everything."

Ray and Diane Roesner aren't in law enforcement themselves, but Ray's father was an officer with the Cincinnati Police Department.

"My father was a police officer for Cincinnati 25 years, retired in about 1977," Ray said.

They came to show their support for McMillan and all members of the law enforcement community.

"It breaks our heart when you hear one of them being hurt," Diane said. "We want the police to know that we're behind them... We want them to know that we care and we're here for them. We care as a community and we want them to know that."

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