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Assaults on police: 'New offence needed'

Assaults on police: 'New offence needed'

Attacks against anyone in public office should be dealt with more seriously, says Fed official.

Date - 3rd January 2014
By - Cliff Caswell - Police Oracle
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A stronger charge to deal with anyone who assaults a public official in the line of their duty is needed if offenders are to be punished effectively, a senior Fed official has said.John Apter (pictured), Chairman of Hampshire branch board, insisted...
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