Northamptonshire Police will arm every frontline officer with a Taser in response to a “sickening trend” of attacks on staff.
Chief constable Nick Adderley said his decision was not “taken lightly” but that officers had suffered “life-changing injuries”.
There were 1,004 frontline officers in the Northamptonshire force as of March this year, according to a parliamentary briefing.
“Enough is enough,” Mr Adderley said.
Speaking to Sky News, he added: “We’ve had officers with their ears torn off and bitten off, we’ve had officers ...