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Life terms for police killers

Police killers are to face minimum whole-life jail terms under proposals unveiled by the Home Secretary at the Police Federation annual conference.

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Government will change law to 'punish police killers'

The Home Secretary Theresa May has told the Police Federation Conference that the murder of a police officer "is an appalling crime".

She said the government would change sentencing guidelines to ensure that anyone who kills a police officer should get a life sentence without parole.

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