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Norfolk Police Federation

More Assaults over Christmas period - Call for all officers to have TASER

28 December 2018

Norfolk Chair, Andy Symonds has been talking to the media about the rise in assaults on officers here in Norfolk.

In recent interviews with BBC Radio Norfolk and Heart Radio as well as print media EDP, BBC online news.


From 20th December 2018 to 27th December 2018, we've seen 8 officers assaulted. Headbutted, punched, kicked, bitten and spat at, just terrible violence shown towards officers just doing their job.

Andy has been calling for the Chief Constable to roll out TASERS for all officers that want one to protect themselves, colleagues and the public.


See below some of the coverage in the media.


EDP news website and print - Four officers assaulted on Christmas Eve

BBC news website - TASERS plea over Norfolk police officer assaults