Messages sent between two senior policemen caught up in Hillsborough scandal revealed

Messages sent between two senior policemen caught up in Hillsborough scandal revealed

Former Merseyside chief constable Norman Bettison sent text messages to South Yorkshire Police chief David Crompton on the same day the Hillsborough Independent Panel report was published

Two of the most senior police officers embroiled in the scandal following the Hillsborough disaster were in close contact as key findings were published, an investigation has revealed.

Former Merseyside chief constable Norman Bettison sent text messages to South Yorkshire Police chief David Crompton on the same day the Hillsborough Independent Panel report was published.

A Freedom of Information request seen by the Liverpool Echo reveals the extent of phone contact between the pair during August, September and October 2012.

The records show on the day Mr Bettison announced his retirement in the wake of a huge scandal over his alleged role in the Hillsborough cover up he phoned Mr Crompton.

Mr Crompton was himself suspended this week after being slammed in Parliament for his handling of the inquests.

Read on… http://www.mirror.co.uk/news/world-news/messages-sent-between-two-senior-7853217

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Suspended South Yorkshire Chief Constable David Crompton’s time at the helm has been plagued by controversy.

Read on… http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/south-yorkshire-police-chief-s-time-at-the-helm-dogged-by-controversy-1-7881000

4 thoughts on “Messages sent between two senior policemen caught up in Hillsborough scandal revealed

  1. Could one of the men in the “huddle” at the end of the video be the then Cllr Irvine Patnick, who I am led to believe, helped in promulgation of the lies, begun by Dukenfield ,via contact with Associated Press ? Does anyone know if Patnick was at the match or went to the Ground after the disaster ?

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