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Long jail terms for officer assaults promised in Queen's Speech

Tougher sentences for assaults on emergency workers and new powers to tackle knife crime have been confirmed by the government.

Long jail terms for officer assaults promised in Queen's Speech

Date - 11th May 2021
By - Chris Smith
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The Queen’s Speech outlining legislation for the coming year confirmed legislation aimed at reducing violent crime and increase protection for frontline officers. As expected there will be new demands to tackle knife crime and longer...
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