Dismissal proceedings start for South Yorkshire Police chief after Hillsborough
South Yorkshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) has begun the process of dismissing the suspended chief constable David Crompton.
Chief Constable Crompton was suspended on 27 April following the Hillsborough inquests.
The BBC understands PCC Dr Alan Billings has now completed the first two stages of the dismissal process.
This includes seeking the views of the Chief Inspector of Constabulary, Sir Tom Winsor.
Chief Constable Crompton was suspended on 27 April under Section 38 of the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011.
Legal process begins to dismiss suspended South Yorkshire Police chief
MOVES are underway to permanently remove suspended police chief David Crompton from his position.
Mr Crompton was pulled off his post as South Yorkshire Police’s Chief Constable three weeks ago by the county’s police and crime commissioner, Dr Alan Billings.
The commissioner has now begun the legal process to dismiss Mr Crompton.