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David Crompton decision expected in ‘two to eight weeks’

A decision on whether it was unlawful for a police commissioner to suspend a chief constable from his job will not be known for weeks. Dr Alan Billings suspended David Crompton after he appeared to justify police questioning of fans’ … Continue reading

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South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner due in court

South Yorkshire’s Police and Crime Commissioner is due in court today to defend his decision to force the former Chief Constable out of his job. Dr Alan Billings called for ex-Chief Constable David Crompton to resign in September last year, … Continue reading

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Former South Yorkshire police chief David Crompton to take court action over ‘forced removal’

Former South Yorkshire Chief Constable David Crompton is bringing a High Court challenge over his removal from the force. Mr Crompton was suspended by Dr Alan Billings, the region’s Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC), following a statement he made after … Continue reading

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YP Exclusive: South Yorkshire Police scandal payouts bill now £14m and rising

South Yorkshire Police is preparing to find an initial £14m for future compensation payouts to victims of the Hillsborough disaster and the Rotherham child sexual exploitation scandal – but the final bill may end up being much higher. A new … Continue reading

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Questions over millions of pounds of road safety money which is ‘missing’ from ex-police chief’s private firm

Questions over millions of pounds of road safety money which is ‘missing’ from ex-police chief’s private firm A firm run by ex-police officers has allegedly taken large sums of public money  Millions of pounds meant to fund road safety schemes … Continue reading

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Policing failures ‘a canary in the mine for nation’s public services’

Dr Alan Billings A Yorkshire crime commissioner says a damning report on the state of British policing represents a “canary in the mine” for problems in other public services. Inspectors from a Government watchdog warned yesterday that victims are being … Continue reading

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South Yorkshire Police offer voluntary redundancy scheme to bobbies

Police officers in South Yorkshire are being offered voluntary redundancy in a bid to cut costs. South Yorkshire Police is offering bobbies the chance to leave the force with a redundancy pay out, with bosses aiming to replace them with … Continue reading

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