Assaults On Police: Convictions

Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 30th 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 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.

Photo of Lucy Frazer Lucy Frazer The Minister of State, Ministry of Justice

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).

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