An pressing review into the safety of police officers has been launched.
The National Police Chiefs’ Council (NPCC) commissioned the inquiry on behalf of all chief constables on Monday.
The council had met to focus on the rise in assaults on officers and the newest string of significant incidents.
It got here after the dying of Pc Andrew Harper in the road of obligation on August 15 whereas responding to a housebreaking in Berkshire.
Last month the NPCC referred to as on senior police officers from throughout the nation to collect for the summit to focus on what might be accomplished to defend officers.
This adopted the information that two forces – Durham and Northamptonshire – have been set to enable each frontline officer who needed a Taser to carry one on obligation.
The review will hear from officers about their experiences and collect “all available evidence and research”.
It will focus on coaching, tools, deployment and investigations into officer assaults then the assist obtainable afterwards.
It will even take a look at the response from the felony justice system and the extent of which it’s offering a adequate deterrent.
NPCC chairman Martin Hewitt stated the work could be carried out “at pace” as a result of “nothing is more important to chiefs than protecting our people so they can effectively protect the public”.
He added: “Officers shouldn’t have to face assault however we all know there are dangers in standing up to criminals and defending our communities. Training, teamwork and public assist provides them the arrogance to face these dangers.
“I’m decided this work will present thought of suggestions on what extra we will do to defend our frontline workers, reply as successfully as attainable if they’re assaulted and push for justice to be accomplished.”
Charlie Hall, the chief constable of Hertfordshire Constabulary, will lead the review with the College of Policing.
The Police Federation, Police Superintendents’ Association, Unison and the Association of Special Constabulary Officers will even be invited to contribute to the review and a report can be introduced in November.