The close protection officer was one of two to give an anonymous account of events.
Khalid Masood mowed down pedestrians.
Khalid Masood's attack killed four innocent people.
All 12 people arrested in connection with the Westminster terror attack have been released without charge. A 30-year-old
'I do not condone his actions nor support the beliefs he held'.
The mother of the Westminster attacker has released a statement condemning his “atrocity”, saying she “shed many tears” over
The grief felt by rank and file officers will be accompanied by a renewed realisation that the tragedy could provide a springboard for other zealots to create mayhem and that officers, now more thinly spread than ever, could be vulnerable especially outside the major cities. The death of a brave officer in the most heavily policed area of the UK will indeed be a cause for concern.
I would still prefer to focus on the story of PC Keith Palmer or the heroics of Tobias Ellwood MP, but I have come to realise that the more we understand about Khalid Masood, the more we understand what drives a person to commit such a terrible act. And - at least as far as I am concerned - we learn how close any of us could come to going to same way, were it not for the grace of God and a handful of different choices.
The hallmark of great people and a strong nation is defined in the face of adversity. For communities across the UK, the attack on Westminster should inspire more community efforts that help build resilience in people and institutions. Part of the process requires communities to understand the important role they play in facilitating efforts to eradicate hatred from society.
Reports suggest he grew up in seaside town of Rye.