Top police officer told to go over Hillsborough insensitivity – PCC

Top police officer told to go over Hillsborough insensitivity – PCC

South Yorkshire’s most senior police officer was told to step down because he showed unacceptable insensitivity to Hillsborough disaster victims, his police and crime commissioner (PCC) has said.

PCC Alan Billings suspended Chief Constable David Crompton and on Thursday asked him to resign after he delivered a controversial statement following the Hillsborough inquest alluding to “other contributory factors” to blame for the deaths.

Mr Crompton has said he will take legal action over the decision, which flies in the face of the advice of the Chief Inspector of Constabulary.

Read on… http://www.thestar.co.uk/news/news-wire/top-police-officer-told-to-go-over-hillsborough-insensitivity-pcc-1-8156198

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