A POLICE officer with three decades of experience was given a special send-off.

Police in Barrow paid tribute to Inspector Chris O'Hare who bowed after 30 years of service.

He was given a police-themed cake featuring a likeness of the officer on his last day in the force.

Barrow Police said on Twitter: "It was the Inspector Chris O'Hare's last day of service today.

"Thanks for your 30 yrs of dedicated public service.

"You will me missed.

"Good health and luck for the future."