Assaults On Police: Convictions:Written question - 280470

Asked by Neil O'Brien
Asked on: 22 July 2019
Ministry of Justice
Assaults On Police: Convictions
To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, how many people were convicted of assaulting a police officer in each police force area in each year since 2007; how many received a sentence other than an immediate custodial sentence; and what the average sentence was received by those who received a custodial sentence.
Answered by: Lucy Frazer
Answered on: 30 July 2019

The number of people who were (i) convicted, (ii) received a sentence other than an immediate custodial sentence and (iii) data on the average custodial sentence length for those who received a sentence by Police Force area for assault on a police constable in each year since 2007, can be found in the accompanying tables.

Please note that police force areas provide breakdowns of where offences where dealt with (not where they were committed).

Table (Excel SpreadSheet, 35.56 KB)

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