Police Federation welcomes police killer tariff

Vice Chair of Police Federation Steve White has said the federation welcomes the announcement by the Home Secretary Theresa May that police killers are to face minimum whole-life jail terms.

Responding to Mrs May's comments that she wanted to stop officers from bringing "frivolous" law suits against the public, Mr White said: "We need to have a further conversation with her about this compensation culture she claims exists - and it doesn't."

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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.