Alex Stypulkowski: UK's top cop

A Hampshire police officer has been voted the bravest PC in England and Wales for apprehending an "armed maniac".

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Meet Alexander Stypulkowski - the UK's top cop

Pc Alexander Stypulkowski, who was voted the bravest officer in England and Wales, receives his award from the Home Secretary Theresa May. Credit: ITV

A constable from Hampshire who was told "you're going to die" before being stabbed in the head and neck has been named the bravest officer in England and Wales.

Pc Alexander Stypulkowski was named the overall winner at the 17th annual Police Bravery Awards in London after he risked his own life to apprehend an armed man.

Watch an interview with him and Home Secretary Theresa May here.

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