British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), the latest data shows that since the spread of Coronavirus, the 45 police departments that provided data in the UK, there are 849 police officers from 24 departments. Coronavirus test results Was positive.
According to reports, since the outbreak, the police’s tasks have included ensuring that the public complies with pandemic prevention measures. The Police Federation said that some violators may bite, spit or cough at them, and the police often feel worried when facing them.
According to the report, according to the data obtained by the British News Agency under the Freedom of Information Act, among the confirmed police officers, 228 were from the Scottish Police Department, 101 were from the West Midlands Police Department, and 95 were from the Greater Manchester Police Department. .
However, these data do not include data from Police Service in London, and data from the other 20 police departments that did not respond to requests for information.
According to the report, John Apter, chairman of the Police Federation, said that given the nature of work, some police officers are “inevitably” infected with Coronavirus us.
He said: “They have always worried that they will bring the virus home and infect their relatives. When they face some criminals who spit, bite and cough and use the virus as a’weapon’, their worry will increase. Behavior) is disgusting and unacceptable.”
Apter said: “People need to realize that the policeman behind the uniform is a mother, father, son or daughter.”