Last December, the Malta Police Force lost one of it’s members after PC773, Ryan Tonna died is Pisa. Ryan had chocked after taking part in a marathon.

Ryan served in the Drug Squad and described as “an exemplary officer” by his colleagues.

Yesterday, Police Commissioner Angelo Gafa, presented Ryan’s son and family with a personalised Blue Line Bear in a touching gesture.

Blue Line Bears is a non-profit organisation with the goal of helping the children of Law Enforcement officers who passed away, cope with the devastating loss of a parent by creating personalised bears using the uniform of his/her parent.

The organisation was contacted by the colleagues of Ryan Tonna and arrangements were made to have these soft toys delivered from the USA to Malta and handed to the family by the Commissioner of Police Angelo Gafà.