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Question On Notice No. 72 asked in the Legislative Council on 20 June 2017 by Hon Charles Smith

Question Directed to the: Minister for Environment representing the Minister for Police
Minister responding: Hon M.H. Roberts
Parliament: 40 Session: 1
Question


Can the Minister please advise on the number of police officers who have submitted incident reports alleging an assault against them in the last 12 months?
Answered on 15 August 2017

WA Police advise that 808 incidents involving assaults against Western Australia Police officers were reported in the 12 months from 01 June 2016 to 31 May 2017.

These incidents involved 1 054 offences where an officer was assaulted.