Are Tougher Penalties Due for Those Who Attack Police?

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New Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens is pushing to toughen the state's already stiff penalties for attacking a police officer, reflecting similar efforts underway in other states and pleasing many in Missouri's law enforcement community, which has been on the defensive since the police killing of an unarmed black 18-year-old in Ferguson more than two years ago, the Associated Press Want to read more? Please subscribe to The Crime Report!