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Courts hand down £150 fines for officer assaults

Offenders found guilty of assaulting police officers in courts across the country have been given community orders this week and fines of just £150.

Courts hand down £150 fines for officer assaults

Date - 5th September 2020
By - Chris Smith
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Police leaders calling for tougher sentences for people who assault officers have had their argument strengthened after a series of court appearances for attacks on frontline staff. In one case the offender was given a curfew and in another the...
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