A no-deal Brexit could increase the risk of attacks on police officers in Northern Ireland, the head of the country’s police force has said.
PSNI Chief Constable Simon Byrne said the force may have to ask for additional officers from the UK if there were any changes to way the the border between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland is currently policed.
He also warned that policing the 300 crossings between Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland is “just not practical”.
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