Assaults On Police and Prison Officers: Sentencing

Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 4th July 2019.

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Photo of Neil O'Brien Neil O'Brien Conservative, Harborough

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.

Photo of Robert Buckland Robert Buckland The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice

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.

Table (Excel SpreadSheet, 14.11 KB)

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