South Yorkshire Police hold memorial service for officers who died while working for the force

A special memorial service has been held in Sheffield to honour police officers who died while working for the force.
PC Dave Fields.PC Dave Fields.
PC Dave Fields.

Dozens of officers attended the service at Sheffield Cathedral this afternoon.

A spokesman for the force told members of the public they should not be alarmed by the increased police presence in the area.

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It gave officers a chance to remember the life of PC Dave Fields who was killed in a car crash in Sheffield on Christmas Day.

PC Fields, aged 45, was responded to an incident when he collided with a Citroen C3 the A57 near Coisley Hill and the Shirebrook Nature Reserve, close to the Mosbrough Parkway.

Lorraine Stephenson, 61, a passenger in the Citroen, also died in the crash.