SPECIAL INVESTIGATION: Police officers being assaulted hundreds of times a year

Sussex Police released footage from body-worn video camera of a man attacking two officers with a hammer in Crawley last year. Picture: Sussex Police SUS-170113-171344001
Sussex Police released footage from body-worn video camera of a man attacking two officers with a hammer in Crawley last year. Picture: Sussex Police SUS-170113-171344001
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Being assaulted in the line of duty remains a serious problem for police officers in Sussex who are already dealing with biting budget cuts.

In this special investigation, reporter Michael Drummond reveals the shocking rate of violence against our officers.