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Shot PC gets bravery award

The brothers of a police officer who was shot dead in Essex have accepted an award on his behalf for bravery.

41-year old PC Ian Dibell died tried to protect others from a gunman in Clacton in 2012.

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Bravery award for PC shot protecting others

An Essex police officer who was shot dead while trying to protect others from a gunman in Clacton has been honoured with a posthumous bravery award.

PC Ian Dibell, who was 41, was voted the most courageous officer in England and Wales at the annual Police Bravery Awards in London.

PC Dibell's brothers, Neil and Paul, were presented with the award by the Home Secretary, Theresa May.

The Prime Minister, David Cameron, was also at the ceremony and paid tribute to PC Dibell's bravery.

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