Tributes were paid to PC Ian Dibell at a special memorial service in Clacton today.
He was shot dead last month as he tried to defend a neighbour from a man armed with a gun. Hundreds attended the service, including some of the country's most senior police officers. Martin Stew reports.
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Showers easing with clear spells overnight. Strong winds easing.
Sunday forecast: Heavy rain is expected for a time with gusty winds, then clearing during the afternoon.
March in the Anglia region has been much drier and sunnier than normal although temperatures have been around average.