Lawyer: Police shouldn't receive any less protection

Trevor Sterling, lawyer Credit: Daybreak

Home Secretary Theresa May will today call for a review into compensation claims made by police officers.

Trevor Sterling has represented police personnel in compensation cases, he told Daybreak that "the fact that [police] are more likely to be put at risk, should not mean that they are entitled to less protection."


Cop compensation claims review

Theresa May will today order Home Office officials to look into the the extent of compensation claims made by police officers. It follows a series of stories about police officers suing individuals for accidents which occurred in the course of duty.