KANSAS CITY, Kan. -- On Saturday, Kansas City paid its final respects to Capt. Dave Melton, who gave his life in service to his community on July 19. His funeral service started at 9:30 a.m. on Saturday at Children's Mercy Park.
Watch the video in the player above for portions of the service, including Kansas City, Kan., police Chief Terry Ziegler's goodbye to his captain and friend, and Amazing Grace rendition, sung by Danon Vaughn, a Kansas City, Kan., police officer.
For those wanting to support the family with a financial donation, see the information below:
KCKPD has announced services for Captain Melton.
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— Trooper Candice (@TroopCandiceKHP) July 20, 2016