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Assaults on Police and Prison Officers: Sentencing

Question for Ministry of Justice

UIN 271618, tabled on 1 July 2019

To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many people received a (a) custodial and (b) non-custodial sentence for assault of a (i) police officer and (ii) prison officer in each year since 2007, and what the average custodial sentence was for those offences.

Answered on

4 July 2019

The number of people who received a) custodial and b) non-custodial sentences for assault on a police officer or prison officer in each year since 2007, and the average custodial sentence lengths for these offences can be found in the accompanying table.

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