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PC’s widow to meet home secretary over ‘Harper’s Law’

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The widow of PC Andrew Harper will meet Home Secretary Priti Patel next month.

Lissie Harper is campaigning for criminals convicted of killing emergency services workers to be given life sentences, with an online petition close to reaching half a million signatures.

In a statement, she said: "What is more important than the safety and security of our emergency services workers?

'We need to offer our protectors some protection'

"So we are delighted that the Home Office have been in touch to arrange the important meeting with Home Secretary Priti Patel. This is vital and it's urgent.

"Our justice system is broken. And we need Harper's Law to help fix it. I have witnessed first-hand the lenient and insufficient way in which the justice system deals with criminals who take the lives of our emergency workers.

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"We need Harper's Law to give the ultimate protection to our emergency services workers. They run towards danger to protect the public from harm. They go out every day and risk their liveRead More – Source

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