The funeral of Police Constable James Dixon was held in Berkshire today (18/1).
The funeral was held at Saint James the Less Church in Pangbourne and was attended by hundreds of mourners.
Following the funeral, PC Dixon’s family made the following statement: “Today we said our final goodbyes to James Dixon, or Dixie as he was affectionately known by many.
“He was a loving husband, excited father to be, caring son and brother and genuine friend to many. He was one of life's legends.
“We are all truly heartbroken and devastated by his loss. His death leaves behind a hole that can never and will never be filled. He will be missed forever and never forgotten.”
Notes to editors
PC Dixon’s family ask that the media continue to respect their privacy during this extremely difficult time.
The family requested that the force’s media team liaise with the media to pool footage and photographs of the funeral.
ITV agreed to attend the funeral and pool footage for all other media outlets. If you wish to request any footage please contact Kate Taylor via firstname.lastname@example.org
If you want to request any photographs please email email@example.com