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Force rolls out spit guards to protect officers

Officers convinced they need guards for protection as reports soar.

Force rolls out spit guards to protect officers

Date - 21st November 2017
By - Sophie Garrod - Police Oracle
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A force will become the 26th to use spit and bite guards from January. Last week, of 28 assaults against officers in Avon and Somerset, four had been spat at. Since April, 487 assaults have been recorded against officers with 79 involving...
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