The Best Photos of the Week (02/10/19)

Image: New England Patriots Victory Parade

A pictorial week-in-review posted every Sunday.

1) Hundreds of police officers salute their fallen comrade of Matthew Rittner as his body arrived at the Milwaukee County Medical Examiner’s Office. Photo: Rick Wood, Journal Sentinel

2) An honor guard removes the casket carrying the body of fallen Milwaukee police officer Matthew Rittner from the hearse after it arrived at the county medical examiner’s office. Photo: Rick Wood, Journal Sentinel

3) The hearse containing the body of officer Matthew Rittner passes under a flag that was raised by The Milwaukee Fire Department at the intersection of 9th and State streets. Photo: Rick Wood, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

4) “I’ve had to do this three times in the last eight months,” said Timothy Nelson of Oak Creek as he places small flags in a bouquet near a squad car adorned with flowers as a memorial for fallen Milwaukee Police Officer Matthew Rittner at the Neighborhood Task Force police building, 4715 W. Vliet St., in Milwaukee on Thursday.  Rittner was shot and killed Wednesday morning by a suspect wanted on drug and gun offenses in the 2900 block of South 12th Street in Milwaukee. (Photo: Mike De Sisti / Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)

5) A Milwaukee police officer listens to speakers at a vigil for fallen Officer Matthew Rittner on Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, at Zablocki Elementary School. Rittner was shot while serving a search warrant on Wednesday. Photo: Angela Peterson/Milwaukee Journal Sentinel

6) President Donald Trump arrives to deliver his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill on February 5, 2019. Photo: Carolyn Kaster / AP

7) President Donald Trump turns to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of California as he delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., as Vice President Mike Pence watches on February 5, 2019. Photo: Doug Mills / The New York Times via AP

8) Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez of New York (right) arrives with her guest, Ana Maria Archila, to hear President Donald Trump deliver his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on February 5, 2019. Photo: Carolyn Kaster / AP

9) Special guest Joshua Trump falls asleep while U.S. first lady Melania Trump (L) and special guest Grace Eline listen to the State of the Union address at the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Feb. 5, 2019. Joshua is a sixth-grade student from Wilmington, Delaware, who has been bullied because of his last name. Photo: AFP

10) A newspaper vendor on Third Avenue in midtown New York City displays a copy of the National Enquirer for a photographer at his news stand. The publisher of the National Enquirer said Friday it would open an internal probe of accusations by Amazon’s Jeff Bezos over blackmail and extortion by the tabloid. Photo: AFP

11) A firefighter pauses during continuing efforts to tackle an overnight four-alarm blaze in subzero temperatures caused by the polar-vortex weather system at the Agincourt Recreation Center in Toronto, Ontario, on February 1, 2019. Photo: Chris Helgren / Reuters

12) Members of the Ukrainian armed forces play a piano in a destroyed house near their position on the front line in the Donetsk region of Ukraine on February 4, 2019. Photo: Oleksandr Klymenko / Reuters

13) A robot wearing a nurse costume carries medical documents at Mongkutwattana General Hospital in Bangkok, Thailand. Photo: Reuters

14) Soap bubbles are seen in front of Saint Peter’s Basilica at sunset on February 6, 2019, in Rome, Italy. Photo: Antonio Masiello / Getty

15) A pool of blood is seen at the scene where 16,70-meter long fin whale beached itself last Sunday following heavy storms in the Bay of Biscay at Sopela Beach, near Bilbao, Spain. Photo: AFP

16) An early spring is predicted after Gordy, the Milwaukee County Zoo’s new groundhog, did not see his shadow on Saturday, February 2, 2019, Groundhog Day. Photo by Rick Wood / Milwaukee Journal Sentinel.

17) A drone photo shows a flock of lambs and sheep in Urfa, Turkey, on February 4, 2019. Halil Fidan / Anadolu Agency / Getty

18) An Adélie penguin is seen in an Antarctic environment re-created at the Guadalajara Zoo in Jalisco State, Mexico, on February 6, 2019. Photo: Ulises Ruiz / AFP / Getty

19) A dog, dressed up for a show, sits backstage at the 16th-annual New York Pet Fashion Show on February 7, 2019, in New York City. Photo: Johannes Eisele / AFP / Getty

20) A kunekune pig goes for its daily walk at the Manor Wildlife Park, near Tenby, Pembrokeshire, Wales, on February 3, 2019. Photo: Rebecca Naden / Reuters

21) Performers wear pig masks as they take part in a Lunar New Year parade in Hong Kong on February 5, 2019. Photo:  Tyrone Siu / Reuters

22) Lindsey Tuttle and her husband have lived in Florida their whole lives. So when it came time to take maternity photos, the couple decided to come up with something that wasn’t a run-of-the-mill maternity photo. It had to be as Florida as it could be. The dramatic photograph shows Tuttle on a dirt road out in Myakka City, clad in black boots and half-unzipped denim shorts, cradling a live alligator (fed from a baby bottle by husband Jonathan) [Photo provided by Trisha E. Photo]

23) I don’t like the New England Patriots. I don’t like Tom Brady. But this is great. Tom Brady of the New England Patriots and his daughter, Vivian Lake Brady, celebrate the Patriots’ 13–3 win over the Los Angeles Rams during Super Bowl LIII at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta, Georgia, on February 3, 2019. Photo: Streeter Lecka / Getty

AND FINALLY:

Milwaukee lights up blue to honor fallen MPD officer

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