Union condemns AFP ban on controversial spit hoods

By Mibenge Nsenduluka
Updated April 14 2023 - 4:48pm, first published 4:44pm
Union officials say a decision by the AFP to ban the use of spit hoods will put officers at risk. (James Ross/AAP PHOTOS)
Union officials say a decision by the AFP to ban the use of spit hoods will put officers at risk. (James Ross/AAP PHOTOS)

An Australian Federal Police decision to ban spit hoods has been criticised for potentially compromising the health and safety of officers and exposing them to occupational violence.

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