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Sentences for assaulting officers still 'too lenient'

'When sentences are handed out, they are suspended sentences or things like community resolutions'.

An incident where officers were assaulted in a fast food restaurant

An incident where officers were assaulted in a fast food restaurant

Date - 18th July 2019
By - Police Oracle
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