Sergeant Matt Ratana: funeral service today

Speakers at the service will represent family, friends and police colleagues and there will be a tribute by Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick.

A full “service” memorial will be planned for when Covid restrictions have been lifted.

The funeral will be broadcast through the Met’s FacebookTwitter and Website and will go live at around 11.25am.

It will be followed by a private cremation service.

Met officers and staff watching the service have specific instructions on how to access the event broadcast. Guidance has been published on the Met’s Intranet.