Police join forces for tribute for colleagues killed in Paris massacre

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Hundreds of Bedfordshire Police paid tribute to their fallen colleagues in Paris byholding a one minute’s silence at 10.30am on Thursday.

The minute’s silence took place 24 hours after the tragic incident in France that left twelve people, including two French police officers dead.

Chief Constable Colette Paul said: “Bedfordshire Police wished to show their sympathy and esprit de corps with our colleagues in France after twelve people, including two police officers, tragically lost their lives yesterday morning following the shooting at the head offices of French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo in Paris.

“We are not alone, forces across the UK stood in solidarity with our French police comrades by holding a one minute silence at 10.30 this morning. I was pleased so many officers and staff we able to take part.”

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