Police in Staffordshire have had to tell more than 200 people about death threats made against them, a Freedom of Information request has revealed. 

This is Staffordshire report: 

POLICE have been forced to warn more than 200 people of dramatic murder plots hatched against them across the region in the past three years, The Sentinel can reveal.

New data has uncovered the number of secretive ‘Threat to Life’ warnings, which are issued when police have credible intelligence that a person could be targeted by a potential killer.

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