15/05/2013

Theresa May To Tell Police Conference 'Life To Mean Life'

The Home Secretary will tell the Police Federation conference that murderers of police officers will be given whole-life sentences and be left to die in prison.

According to the Guardian, Theresa May will tell the conference that the murder of a police officer in the course of their duty represents an attack on the "fundamental basis of our society", and that it is time for "life to mean life".

"We ask police officers to keep us safe by confronting and stopping violent criminals for us. We ask them to take risks so that we don't have to. That is why I am clear that life should mean life for anyone convicted of killing a police officer," she will tell the conference on Wednesday.

(MH/CD)


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