Senior Constable Brett Forte was a hero police officer who lived to serve his community in Queensland's Lockyer Valley, and tragically died protecting it.

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Brett was lured to his death last month by crazed gunman, Rick Maddison, who was already wanted over a series of vicious assaults on his ex-girlfriend.

In a violent ambush, Brett was gunned down. His last moments were spent trying to protect his colleague, Cathy, from the gunfire.

Senior Constable Brett Forte died a hero.
Rick Maddison's ex girlfriend reveals what triggered the deadly ambush.

For the first time, ‘Mad Dog’ Maddison’s former partner reveals what triggered the deadly rampage.

Walkley Award-winning journalist Steve Pennells leads this exclusive Sunday Night special report: Sunday 8.10pm only on Channel 7.

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