- The force has received 33,500 messages to its online book of condolence.
- More than 21,000 messages have been posted on the force's Facebook page.
- More than 1.3m people have viewed the tribute to the officers on Facebook.
Here is a selection of the messages:
On Wednesday, Chief Constable, Sir Peter Fahy, said the force had been "overwhelmed" by the huge degree of public support" following the officers' deaths.
Speaking at a press conference, he said he would like to "thank the public for this tremendous show of support".
Detectives have been given more time to question 29-year-old Dale Cregan on suspicion of murder.
A warrant of further detention was obtained on Wednesday night and is due to expire at 9am on Friday morning.
A 28-year-old man who was arrested on suspicion of conspiracy to commit murder yesterday also remains in police custody.