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Parliamentary Questions

Question Without Notice No. 949 asked in the Legislative Council on 6 December 2017 by Hon Peter Collier

Minister responding: Hon M.H. Roberts
Parliament: 40 Session: 1
Answered on 6 December 2017

POLICE — OFFICERS ASSAULTED
      949. Hon PETER COLLIER to the minister representing the Minister for Police:
      (1) How many people have been charged with assaulting a public officer in the course of their duties, for each month from January 2016 to December 2017 inclusive?
      (2) Of those public officers assaulted in (1), how many were police officers, for each month from January 2016 to December 2017 inclusive?
      (3) How many people have been charged with assaulting a police officer, with the officer suffering bodily injury that attracts a mandatory minimum sentence, for each month from January 2016 to December 2017 inclusive?
Hon STEPHEN DAWSON replied:
I thank the Leader of the Opposition for some notice of the question. The following information has been provided by the Minister for Police.
The Western Australia Police Force advises that the information requested is not readily available and would require significant resources to extract. I ask that the honourable member put this question on notice.