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Fed condemns officer assault sentencing as a 'disgrace'

New legislation aimed at halting the rising number of attacks on police officers has not led to tougher sentences, according to the Police Federation.

Fed condemns officer assault sentencing as a 'disgrace'

Date - 23rd February 2020
By - Chris Smith
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Data from the Police Federation has revealed just 13% of offenders were being jailed for attacks on police officers under the Assaults on Emergency Workers Act which came into force in September last year. Those found guilty received an average...
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