Login to access your account

Sun, 27 September 2020

Personalise Your Politics

Subscribe now
The House Live All
How can we transform siloed data into actionable intelligence at the UK border? Partner content
Home affairs
Investing in palliative care will help build a more compassionate society Partner content
Press releases

PFEW appalled by 31 per cent rise in Emergency Service Worker assaults

Police Federation of England and Wales

1 min read Partner content

National Vice Chair describes year-on-year figures as ‘totally unacceptable’

National Vice Chair Ché Donald reacted following the release of police recorded crime figures by the National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC), which graphically detailed the shocking upwards trend.

Mr Donald added: “The stark fact that Assaults on emergency service workers rose by almost a third compared to the same period last year is a stain on society and totally unacceptable.

“I am absolutely appalled by the huge surge in assaults against emergency workers. Police officers and other emergency workers who serve the public do not deserve to be assaulted for simply doing their jobs.

“Those who commit these despicable offences must be harshly dealt with by the courts and face the full force of the law.

“PFEW will continue our campaign to increase sentences against those who assault us through our ‘Protect The Protectors’ campaign. It is vital to safeguard the physical and mental wellbeing of police officers and ensure courts issue tougher sentences for those who assault emergency service workers.”




Home affairs
Associated Organisation
Engineering a Better World

Can technology deliver a better society? In a new podcast series from the heart of Westminster, The House magazine and the IET discuss with parliamentarians and industry experts how technology and engineering can provide policy solutions to our changing world.

Listen now