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Assaults on Police Officers - 1061/18

Date Responded 02 November 2018

Provision of information held by Northumbria Police made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the 'Act')

As you may be aware the purpose of the Act is to allow a general right of access to information held at the time of a request, by a Public Authority (including the Police), subject to certain limitations and exemptions.

You asked:

  1. How many police officers have been assaulted whilst on duty for each year from 2015? For 2018, could you please provide data up until the most recent date possible.

2 For each year, could you outline what was the nature of their injuries?

3 For each year, how many officers needed hospital treatment? What kind of treatment did they receive?

In Response:

We have now had the opportunity to fully consider your request and I provide a response for your attention.

Following receipt of your request, searches were conducted with the Human Resources Department of Northumbria Police. I can confirm that the information you have requested is held by Northumbria Police.

I am able to disclose the located information to you as attached.


FOI 1061/18

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