The wife of PC Andrew Harper, Lissie, cut the ribbon at the opening of a police fitness suite named in her late-husband's honour.

Ms Harper– whose husband PC Andrew Harper was killed on duty in 2019 – was joined by Thames Valley Police Chief Constable John Campbell for the opening of the Andrew Harper Fitness Suite at Abingdon Police Station this week.

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The new fitness facilities available to officers include a running machine, weights and an exercise bike. 

Ms Harper said: “Andrew was such a proud police officer and to have colleagues remember him in this way is really special. Andrew would have loved it. 

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“These new facilities are fantastic - I even tried them out myself. I hope many officers get the chance to take some time away from the stresses of the job and enjoy what this new fitness suite has to offer.

“Thanks to Andrew’s colleague and friend Mark Allmond and all those who have worked to get this facility up and running.”

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