In 46.2% the attacks were carried out against the Carabinieri 422 attacks, in 44.6% the State Police 407 attacks, in 7.7% the Local Police 70 attacks, in 3.6% other bodies 33 attacks. The percentage is slightly higher than 100 because in some cases in the attack injured officers from different police forces were injured.
In 245 cases, the attacker was drunk or drugged, accounting for 36.5% of the episodes. In 353 cases the attacks were carried by foreigners 38.7%. A lower percentage compared to the first quarter of 2019 when it reached a peak of 52.35 and to all of 2019 when it was 48.3%.
In 129 cases, 14.1%, a proper or improper weapon was used (sticks, objects or the same car used to overwhelm the agent).“In short – comments Giordano Biserni, president of Asaps – it is clear that roadside checks for compliance with anti-covid-19 rules have often triggered worrying reactions, even violent, against police forces during roadside checks. And that aggression against currencies has not improved during lockdown, indeed it has significantly increased “.