Memorial service held for beloved Pittsburg Police Department officer

PITTSBURG, Calif. (KGO) -- Friends and loved ones gathered Thursday to pay their final respects to a Pittsburg police officer who died from a heart attack while chasing a shoplifter.

Sky7 HD was overhead as the procession carried Ofc. Donnie Pearman's casket to his memorial service.

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People lined up along the route and saluted as the procession drove by.

Pearman served with the Pittsburg Police Department for 22 years.

He was working a second job as a loss prevention officer at Macy's when he had the heartattack.

Pearman leaves behind an 8 year old son.

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