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Wiltshire to challenge judiciary over officer assault tariffs

Wilshire's chief constable is set to challenge the county's judiciary over the suspended sentence given to a man who threatened to kill an officer.

Chief constable Kier Pritchard

Chief constable Kier Pritchard

Date - 18th January 2021
By - Chris Smith
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Wiltshire Police Federation has asked Chief Constable Kier Pritchard to challenge magistrates and judges over tariffs for assaulting or threatening to assault emergency workers. It follows the suspended sentence handed to an offender who was...
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