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In Pictures: Murdered Pc's funeral

An order of service leaflet for the funeral of murdered police officer Sharon Beshenivsky at Bradford Cathedral - picture from West Yorkshire Police

The funeral of murdered police officer Sharon Beshenivsky was held at Bradford Cathedral on Wednesday.

West Yorkshire Police officers line the funeral cortege route

Hundreds of officers from West Yorkshire Police lined the route for the funeral cortege.

A police officer wipes away a tear at Pc Sharon Beshenivsky's funeral

Many colleagues of Pc Beshenivsky, who was shot on 18 November, found the funeral an emotional occasion.

The funeral cortege makes its way along the streets of Bradford

The funeral cortege made its way to the cathedral from Morley Street, where Pc Beshenivsky was shot as she investigated an armed robbery.

The funeral cortege near Bradford Cathedral

Crowds gathered in the city to pay tribute to Pc Beshenivsky as the horse-drawn hearse made its way along the streets.

Pc Teresa Milburn, Pc Beshenivsky's colleague

Pc Teresa Milburn was working with Pc Beshenivsky at the time of the shooting, and was injured in the incident.

Pc Teresa Milburn follows the hearse

Pc Milburn walked behind the hearse as it made its way along the streets and she placed a police hat on the coffin in the cathedral.

Pc Beshenivsky's husband and children at the funeral

Pc Beshenivsky's husband Paul was joined at the service by the couple's children.

Police officers carry Pc Beshenivsky's coffin into the cathedral

Pc Beshenivsky's coffin was carried into the cathedral by colleagues from West Yorkshire Police.

A police hat on Pc Beshenivsky's coffin in Bradford Cathedral

The congregation included officers from every police force in the UK.

Pc Teresa Milburn with Chief Constable Colin Cramphorn

West Yorkshire Chief Constable Colin Cramphorn (right) told those gathered: "Bradford is a better place thanks to the efforts of Police Constable 6410 Sharon Beshenivsky."




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