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Fed welcomes prison sentences for those weaponising COVID-19

Chair of the Police Federation, John Apter, has thanked the director of Public Prosecutions, Max Hill QC, and the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) for prison sentences for those found guilty of assaulting an officer by spitting and coughing at them during the outbreak.

John Apter, Chairman of the Police Federation

John Apter, Chairman of the Police Federation

Date - 23rd April 2020
By - Chloe Livadeas
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The CPS said on the 26 March that anyone using coronavirus to threaten emergency workers would face serious criminal charges, punishable by up to 12 months in prison. Mr Apter’s comments come after multiple prison sentences have been handed...
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