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PCC backs plans to increase officer assault laws

The leader of Police and Crime Commissioners has backed government plans to double the jail terms for assaulting emergency workers. A year isn't a deterrent, Paddy Tipping said.

Support: PCC Paddy Tipping wants tougher laws for assaults on officers

Support: PCC Paddy Tipping wants tougher laws for assaults on officers

Date - 31st July 2020
By - Chris Smith
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Nottinghamshire Police and Crime Commissioner Paddy Tipping has backed plans to create a two-year jail term for assaulting police officers. In his local capacity, he backed a government consultation that is under way on proposals to increase the...
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