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Assaults and self-harm hit record levels in prison safety 'crisis'

Justice department measures 'not yet reversing rising tide of violence'.

'Disturbing' picture: Assaults on staff were up nearly a third year on year

'Disturbing' picture: Assaults on staff were up nearly a third year on year

Date - 1st February 2019
By - Nick Hudson - Police Oracle
Violence and self-harm behind bars have reached record levels as campaigners warn every indicator of prison safety to be “pointing the wrong way”. Justice Secretary David Gauke acknowledged the latest official set of...
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