PC Andrew Harper’s family have confirmed that they wish for a formal police funeral to take place.

Thames Valley Police say they will continue to work closely with Andrew’s family so that their wishes are front and centre, and to ensure that the funeral is a fitting tribute that honours Andrew’s strength, courage and bravery.

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At this time, police are not able to confirm any further details of the arrangements.

A police funeral typically involves the attendance of other uniformed police officers from across the country.

PC Harper, who was 28 and from the roads policing unit at Abingdon Police Station, was killed in the line of duty last month while attending a burglary in Sulhampstead.

Since his tragic death, Andrew's wife and family have left heartbreaking tributes, while the public have also honoured the newlywed's life.

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Andrew's family have asked that their privacy be respected at this very difficult time.

Thames Valley Police would like to thank the public, the wider police family and their partners for all of their support and tributes to their colleague PC Andrew Harper.

Jed Foster, 20 of Pingewood Road South near Burghfield, Reading, has been charged with the murder of PC Harper, and his trial at Reading Crown Court will begin on January 20.