Penalty for Assault Police Officer in Execution of Duty – Cause ABH | Section 60(2) Crimes Act NSW


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The maximum penalty for the offence of “assault police officer in execution of duty – cause abh.”

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

  • Section 9 Bond: 33%
  • Prison: 32%
  • Suspended Sentence 16%
  • CSO: 10%
  • ICO: 4%
  • Fine Only: 3%
  • Section 10(1) Bond (b) & (c): 2%

The average prison sentence for the offence is 12.5 months imprisonment, and the average non-parole period (or minimum prison term that must be served) is 6.5 months in prison.