Penalty for Assault etc Law Enforcement Officer (Not Police) | Section 60A(1) Crimes Act NSW


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The maximum penalty for the offence of “assault law enforcement officer (not police)”

According to the Judicial Commission of NSW, the actual penalties imposed for the offence are as follows:

Local Court:

Section 60A(1) assault law enforcement officer (not police)

  • Prison: 77.9%
  • Section 9 Bond (now community correction order): 14.5%
  • Section 10(1)(b)&(c) Bond: 2.3%
  • Section 10A: 2.3%
  • Fine Only: 1.5%
  • Rise of Court: 0.8%
  • Suspended Sentence (no longer available): 0.8

The average prison sentence for the offence is 6.8 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 7.2 months in prison.

Section 60A(1) stalk/harass/intimidate law enforcement officer (not police)

  • Prison: 33.3%
  • Section 9 Bond (now community correction order): 33.3%
  • Fine Only: 19%
  • Suspended Sentence (no longer available): 9.5%
  • Community Service Order (now community correction order): 4.8%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 6 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 12 months in prison.

Section 60A(1) throw missile at law enforcement officer (not police)

  • Prison: 100%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 1 month imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 0 months in prison.