Boston Remembers MIT Officer Sean Collier

Collier died early Friday morning during a confrontation with Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Saturday night, the Boston Police Department, MIT students and hundreds of others lined the streets to honor him. posted on

1. Around 6 p.m. Saturday, police announced a procession for Sean Collier, beginning in Boston and ending with a vigil in Wilmington, Mass.

BPD will pay respects at 6:30PM to fallen MIT officer along Albany St from East Canton St to the Expressway. Please expect traffic delays.

2. People immediately started gathering.

At the common in #Wilmington" target="_blank">http://twitter.com/search?q=%23Wilmington">#Wilmington Waiting for the procession of Ofc Collier to arrive. pic.twitter.com/DmKcu9tu3v" target="_blank">http://t.co/DmKcu9tu3v">pic.twitter.com/DmKcu9tu3v

SCREENSHOT of MIT website right now dedicated to slain MIT police officer Sean Collier. pic.twitter.com/1AeOrp6tPd" target="_blank">http://t.co/1AeOrp6tPd">pic.twitter.com/1AeOrp6tPd

Hundreds line the streets of #Wilmington" target="_blank">http://twitter.com/search?q=%23Wilmington">#Wilmington for #MIT" target="_blank">http://twitter.com/search?q=%23MIT">#MIT officer Sean Collier's final call. #bostonstrong" target="_blank">http://twitter.com/search?q=%23bostonstrong">#bostonstrong pic.twitter.com/9V9WpjZiQh" target="_blank">http://t.co/9V9WpjZiQh">pic.twitter.com/9V9WpjZiQh

PIC: Officer Collier's family gathers along procession route. Lots of hugs, and tears #WCVB" target="_blank">http://twitter.com/search?q=%23WCVB">#WCVB #Wilmington" target="_blank">http://twitter.com/search?q=%23Wilmington">#Wilmington pic.twitter.com/JA55tI1Wm0" target="_blank">http://t.co/JA55tI1Wm0">pic.twitter.com/JA55tI1Wm0

7. Around 7:30 p.m. the procession started.

Hearse of MIT's Sean Collier leaving Boston just now pic.twitter.com/Ml0IplPfUz" target="_blank">http://t.co/Ml0IplPfUz">pic.twitter.com/Ml0IplPfUz

Sean Collier's procession just passed and everyone on the other side of the highway stopped in respect #RIP" target="_blank">http://twitter.com/search?q=%23RIP">#RIP #BostonStrong" target="_blank">http://twitter.com/search?q=%23BostonStrong">#BostonStrong #USA" target="_blank">http://twitter.com/search?q=%23USA">#USA

MIT Police Officer Sean Collier's escort home. twitpic.com/ckrpgg" target="_blank">http://t.co/7e1pm86imb">twitpic.com/ckrpgg

11. Around 8 p.m. people were gathering for the vigil.

Candles held high at Wilmington vigil for Ofc Collier. pic.twitter.com/18Z3bvcAnI" target="_blank">http://t.co/18Z3bvcAnI">pic.twitter.com/18Z3bvcAnI

Wilmington singing God Bless America after Sean's vigil was beyond amazing. #RIP" target="_blank">http://twitter.com/search?q=%23RIP">#RIP pic.twitter.com/es1lRzv1Jt" target="_blank">http://t.co/es1lRzv1Jt">pic.twitter.com/es1lRzv1Jt

So much love and pride at tonight's vigil #bostonstrong" target="_blank">http://twitter.com/search?q=%23bostonstrong">#bostonstrong pic.twitter.com/LIF45ZM6Bi" target="_blank">http://t.co/LIF45ZM6Bi">pic.twitter.com/LIF45ZM6Bi

Scenes from the vigil at Victory Field #watertown" target="_blank">http://twitter.com/search?q=%23watertown">#watertown pic.twitter.com/7cggYfcyQU" target="_blank">http://t.co/7cggYfcyQU">pic.twitter.com/7cggYfcyQU

As vigil is held a half hour away in Wilmington for Sean Collier, MIT also remembers #Boston" target="_blank">http://twitter.com/search?q=%23Boston">#Boston pic.twitter.com/xOuqHtQqKh" target="_blank">http://t.co/xOuqHtQqKh">pic.twitter.com/xOuqHtQqKh

Such a beautiful vigil. I wish there was a way to thank each law enforcement officer individually #BostonStrong" target="_blank">http://twitter.com/search?q=%23BostonStrong">#BostonStrong #CollierStrong" target="_blank">http://twitter.com/search?q=%23CollierStrong">#CollierStrong

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