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Sunday church bells summoned parishioners to their pews for the first time since Moncton was robbed of three Mounties and its sense of security, as the RCMP continued its search for clues into the multiple shooting.

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RCMP Constable Jim Shields receives a hug from Elisabeth French after a church service at the Hillside Baptist Church on June 8 2014. Shields works out of the Cole Harbour Detachment and made the trip since the knew he wouldn't be able to make the memorial service next week. French is a close friend of the family of slain RCMP Constable David Ross.

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A photograph of RCMP Constable David Ross and his wife Rachael from their 2010 wedding, is shown during a church service at the Hillside Baptist Church in Moncton, New Brunswick, on June 8 2014.

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Notes for slain RCMP Constable David Ross' wife Rachael and the Codiac RCMP detachment are written by members of the congregation at the Hillside Baptist Church on June 8 2014.

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Notes for slain RCMP Constable David Ross' wife Rachael and the Codiac RCMP detachment are written by members of the congregation at the Hillside Baptist Church on June 8 2014.

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Police tape has been placed near the trailer where Justin Bourque lived in Moncton, New Brunswick.

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RCMP officer Rick Nicholson, who knew two of the slain Moncton RCMP constables, is one of several officers on constant watch near the trailer where Justin Bourque lived in Moncton, New Brunswick, on June 8 2014.

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Three white ribbons, representing the three slain RCMP officers, are tied around a utility pole near the Mailhot Ave. and Isington St. intersection where one of the RCMP officers was shot.

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Several hundred people attend a vigil at the Codiac RCMP Detachment in Moncton, New Brunswick on June 6 2014.

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Staff Sergeant Denise Vautour receives a hug from 6 year old Tobe Tong after a vigil outside the Codiac RCMP Detachment in Moncton, New Brunswick on June 6 2014.

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Several hundred people attend a vigil at the Codiac RCMP Detachment in Moncton, New Brunswick on June 6 2014.

Fred Lum/The Globe and Mail

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