'I would have told him to not be so brave'

By Marissa Calligeros
Updated November 9 2012 - 9:16pm, first published June 7 2011 - 1:12am
Police officers arrive for the funeral of Constable Damian Leeding.
Police officers arrive for the funeral of Constable Damian Leeding.
Senior Constable Damian Leeding with his wife, Sonya, in this photo supplied by the Leeding family.
Senior Constable Damian Leeding with his wife, Sonya, in this photo supplied by the Leeding family.

Slain police officer Damian Leeding's boss wishes he'd said one more thing to his mate a couple of hours before his death: Don't be so brave.

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