The news that a Metropolitan Police colleague was shot and killed in Croydon this morning is extremely heart-breaking, says the chair of Cambridgeshire Police Federation.

Sergeants Dan Bramley and Nick Ashton-Jones did not hesitate to act when they saw police cars parked in the rear yard of a Cambridge police station being smashed up.

Cambridgeshire Police Federation is recruiting a welfare officer to support members, the branch team and workplace representatives.

There’s still time for you to add your messages to the National Police Memorial Day tribute wall to honour and remember fallen officers.

The Government has agreed to fast-track an increase in maximum jail sentences for assaults on police officers.