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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Dry with sunny spells, keen frost and freezing fog patches overnight. Sunshine on Tuesday but more cloud, less cold towards midweek
Colin Pine has been missing since the Tyne-Wear derby on December 21. Police have now traced the last time his phone was used.
Any overnight mist should lift on Monday morning into good spells of wintry sunshine and patchy cloud. Frosty everywhere. Odd icy patch.