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."

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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.