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Spitting risk to officers 'overinflated', says charity

Issues of HIV and Hepatitis C should not be used as justification for use of spit hoods, charities warn.

Spitting risk to officers 'overinflated', says charity

Date - 1st March 2017
By - Helena Hickey - Police Oracle
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Officers are being put through unnecessary distress by being given inaccurate information around the risk posed to them by spitting, a charity has warned. A number of forces have recently introduced spit hoods due to the perceived dangers of being...
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