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Calls for action to stop attacks on police officers

A police officer from Norfolk says her job is becoming increasingly dangerous with regular verbal and physical abuse.

Norfolk Police officers on patrol Credit: ITV Anglia

Figures show more than three officers are abused everyday across our region - that's more than 1,000 incidents every year.

PC Erin King says most weeks she and her colleagues will face difficult situations. Now the Police Federation is calling for new laws and more deterrents to stop the abuse.

Norfolk's Chief Constable Simon Bailey says some of his colleagues have left the force because of attacks.

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