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Sentencing guidelines updated for officer assault cases

New guidance includes location and timing of assault and says offences in custody are more serious.

Sentencing guidelines updated for officer assault cases

Date - 1st October 2019
By - Chris Smith
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The Sentencing Council has issued updated advice for judges and magistrates for cases where officers have been assaulted. It follows an outcry from police leaders over the lack of severity in jail terms after a series of high-profile cases...
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