Remembering Const. John Davidson: CBC coverage of fallen officer's memorial

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Davidson is being honoured in Abbotsford Sunday with a full regimental funeral

Const. John Davidson, who died on Nov. 6, 2017, leaves behind his wife and three adult children. His funeral is today.

Fallen Abbotsford police Const. John Davidson is being honoured with a full regimental funeral on Sunday.

The officer was shot and killed in the line of duty on Nov. 6.

Fellow officers say he was known for his many contributions to the community including getting drunk drivers off the road, working with high school students in the community and raising money for cancer research, to name just a few.

Members of the public say the "fallen hero" was kind and compassionate, even when he was handing you a ticket.

Davidson was 53 years old and leaves behind a wife and three children.

CBC B.C. will be livestreaming the procession and funeral service, starting at 11:30 a.m. PT.

Here's where you can tune in.

Const. John Davidson, centre left, worked for the Abbotsford Police Department for 11 years before his death. (Abbotsford Police Department)


On The procession and service will be livestreamed on our site beginning at 11:30 a.m. PT.

Facebook: Our live TV special, Remembering Constable John Davidson, will be streamed on Facebook live starting at 1:00 p.m. PT.

Twitter and YouTube: We'll be carrying the livestream there, too. Click here for our Twitter feed and here for YouTube.

Instagram: Photos from the event will be posted on our Instagram page.

Const. John Davidson was a high school liason officer at W.J. Mouat Secondary School, even attending prom. (Supplied)


Tune in to CBC Radio One for special coverage with host Stephen Quinn, beginning at 12:30 p.m. PT. You can listen at 88.1 FM or online by clicking this link.


Remembering Constable John Davidson will begin with host Anita Bathe on CBC Television at 1 p.m. PT. Our reporter Farrah Merali will also be following the service.

Flowers, candles, cards and stuffed animals were left outside the front door of the Abbotsford Police Department as a vigil was held for fallen officer Const. John Davidson on Nov. 6. (Tina Lovgreen/CBC)