Emergency worker attacks law to be voted on by AMs

A police officer who was surrounded by a gang and beaten unconscious has said he would welcome changes to the law to give emergency workers more protection.
James Dowler was a uniform officer for South Wales Police when he tried to stop a suspicious driver.
He had his eyes gouged by a female passenger, before being punched in the face. Three of the car occupants were later jailed for the attack.
AMs will vote later on whether a new law for 999 staff will apply in Wales.
Labour MP Chris Bryant wants to double the maximum sentence for common assault of an emergency worker to a year.
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27 February 2018 in Health, Views: 28
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