Funeral For Former GMP Officer Killed On Call Out
22 January 2013, 18:24
36 uniformed officers have formed a guard of honour at the funeral of Andrew Bramma who died responding to an emergency call.
PC Bramma was on his way to reports of an accident when he crashed into a tree in North Yorkshire.
He had only transfered to the force from Greater Manchester 4 months earlier.
Police chiefs attending the service in Leeds described the dad-of-two as dedicated and a ``good British police officer''.
Speaking before the funeral at Pudsey Parish Church, Temporary Chief Constable Tim Madgwick, of North Yorkshire Police, said:
"He was a fine young officer who had a long career ahead of him. He had all the attributes and skills we need in a young officer.
"He was conscientious, he was there to protect the public, there to serve the community, and we were confident his career would go from strength to strength and we're just so sorry we've lost a colleague in these circumstances.''
"He was conscientious, did the right thing and was just a good British police officer.''
Hundreds of colleagues, friends and family attended the funeral, including officers from North Yorkshire Police and Greater Manchester Police, where Pc Bramma served for four years.
Pc Bramma joined Greater Manchester Police in October 2008 and worked as a response officer in the Rochdale division.