Three teenagers were jailed for the manslaughter of 28-year-old PC Andrew Harper in August 2019.
His widow campaigned for ‘Harper’s Law’ – to give mandatory life sentences to the killers of emergency service workers which has now been backed by government.
Simon Spence QC commented on what laws were already in place to safeguard emergency workers and police and in addition explored the difficulties that present themselves when mandatory sentences are imposed for offences less then murder.
See BBC News interview here: [su_youtube url=”https://youtu.be/vff1yMJWHho”]
See Sky News interview here: [su_youtube url=”https://youtu.be/4J-wfYhTcio”]