Number of stabbing incidents

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From: Paul Rogan

5 January 2012

Dear West Midlands Police,

Could you please tell me how many Police Officers, whilst on duty,
were the victim of a stabbing incident in 2011, whether or not
injury was inflicted.

By Police Officer, I mean holder of the Office of Constable of any
rank i.e. Special Constable, Police Constable, Police Sergeant etc.

By Stabbing Incident, I mean where any person attempted to
slash/stab an officer with a knife or similar article i.e.
scissors, needle etc.

Yours faithfully,
Paul Rogan

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6 January 2012

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Subject: Freedom of Information request - Number of stabbing incidents

Dear West Midlands Police,

Could you please tell me how many Police Officers, whilst on duty,
were the victim of a stabbing incident in 2011, whether or not
injury was inflicted.

By Police Officer, I mean holder of the Office of Constable of any
rank i.e. Special Constable, Police Constable, Police Sergeant etc.

By Stabbing Incident, I mean where any person attempted to
slash/stab an officer with a knife or similar article i.e.
scissors, needle etc.

Yours faithfully,
Paul Rogan

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