Australian Federal Police bans spit hoods in all it operational environments, including the ACT.

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Updated April 14 2023 - 4:03pm, first published 2:30pm
Police assist a person in custody inside the City watch house. Picture by Jay Cronan
Police assist a person in custody inside the City watch house. Picture by Jay Cronan

Police officers in the underground City watch house will switch to wearing plastic protective masks to prevent offenders spitting in their faces after the Australian Federal Police introduced a ban on spit hoods.

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