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PC Jon Cooper of Nottinghamshire Police is one of many officers to be assaulted in the line of duty

PC Jon Cooper of Nottinghamshire Police is one of many officers to be assaulted in the line of duty

Date - 13th September 2018
By - Sophie Garrod - Police Oracle
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A new law designed to protect police officers from assaults has today been enshrined in law. People who assault emergency workers will face longer jail terms thanks to the so-called Protect the Protectors law, which will come into force in...
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