Family members of PC David Rathband have said he was "let down by the people that could have prevented his death".
The 43 year old was left blind after being shot by gunman Raoul Moat, and was found dead at his home two years ago.
ITV Tyne Tees' Gregg Easteal has been at the inquest.
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