NON VIOLENT COMMUNICATION
Reducing Assaults Working Together
In 2018/19, over 30,000 assaults on police officers in England and Wales (including British Transport Police).
Of which, 20,578 were crimes of “assault without injury on a constable” recorded across all forces (including the British Transport Police)
An increase of 13% compared with 18,138 in the previous year.
10,399 crimes of “assault with injury on a constable” recorded across all forces (including British Transport Police).
An increase of 27% compared with 8,157 in the previous year (Government, 2019).
Assault intensity is increasing at twice the rate of incidence.
Figures represent a growing discourse between Citizen (community) and State (Police)