'I am responsible for leading a team of 10 police officers at Blackpool South. As an Immediate Response Sergeant working a shift pattern, the team and I undertake a whole host of tasks as part of our daily role, ranging from attending emergencies to dealing with anything imaginable.

'The most challenging incident I worked on was around two years ago I was dealing with a sudden death involving an 18-month-old child who was found unresponsive at her home address. This job will always stay with me and still I can remember everything so vividly about the incident.

'The only possible positive outcome from the incident was that I knew that I was truly supporting and helping a family through a very difficult time and that they were grateful for every bit of support I could offer them.

'A very challenging incident for everyone, both emotionally and in terms of having to balance the actions needed as part of my job.'