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Force reveals fifth of all assaults on officers relates to spitting

Devon and Cornwall to introduce protective equipment in line with rest of the country.

On guard: Spitting involved in 18 per cent of all assaults

On guard: Spitting involved in 18 per cent of all assaults

Date - 19th January 2019
By - Nick Hudson - Police Oracle
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One of the last remaining forces to introduce spit and bite guards is falling in line with the rest of England and Wales. The Devon and Cornwall force has signed up to safeguard its officers after discovering a fifth of all assaults in 2016 and...
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