Family's tribute to murdered officer PC Nicola Hughes
13 June 2013 Last updated at 17:32 BST
Dale Cregan will spend the rest of his life in jail for four murders, including those of two police officers in Greater Manchester.
Cregan had admitted killing PCs Fiona Bone and Nicola Hughes, and father and son David and Mark Short.
He also admitted the attempted murders of John Collins, Michael Belcher and Ryan Priding during the attack on Mark Short at a Droylsden pub in May 2012.
He was cleared of a charge of attempted murder of Sharon Hark.
Outside court a police family liaison officer, Natalie Watters, read a statement on behalf of Nicola Hughes' mother Sue, stepfather Mike, and her brother and boyfriend.