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Assaults on Police

Volume 477: debated on Monday 16 June 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many police officers were injured as a result of an assault and took leave of (a) up to one month, (b) two to six months, (c) seven months to a year and (d) more than a year in the latest period for which figures are available, broken down by police force; and how many (i) had to retire because of their injuries and (ii) were assessed for post traumatic syndrome in that period. (208871)

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department (1) how many physical assaults without weapons were made against police officers in each police force in each of the last five years; (208872)

(2) how many assaults there were against police officers with (a) knives, (b) guns and (c) other objects in each police force in each of the last five years.