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Three ex-police officers due in court over Hillsborough disaster

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FIVE men charged over the Hillsborough disaster and its aftermath are due to appear in court for the first time today. Former South Yorkshire Police officers Sir Norman Bettison, Donald Denton and Alan Foster are due at Warrington Magistrates’ Court … Continue reading

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Manslaughter and misconduct charges for Hillsborough disaster police chiefs

SIX people are to face criminal charges over the Hillsborough disaster and its aftermath — including former Chief Supt David Duckenfield, who faces 95 charges of manslaughter by gross negligence. Mr Duckenfield was match commander at the FA Cup semi-final … Continue reading

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Revealed: West Yorkshire Chief Constable’s £19,000 travel costs while working from home

West Yorkshire’s former Chief Constable racked up more than £19,000 in travel costs in the 15 months before he retired from the force, new figures have revealed. The total for Mark Gilmore’s car hire, flights, rail travel, accommodation and conference … Continue reading

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Yorkshire police chief hits back at ‘spurious’ whistleblower allegations

West Yorkshire’s former Chief Constable was accused of misusing police resources and making comments of a sexual nature to female staff in the period before he retired from the force, the county’s crime commissioner has revealed. The claims made via … Continue reading

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West Yorkshire Chief Constable’s bid to stop publication of vital conduct report

The documents submitted to the High Court reveal the efforts by Mr Gilmore to stop the Lancashire Police misconduct report from being made public. The Yorkshire Post, among others, has made requests for the police and crime commissioner to publish … Continue reading

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Neil Wilby – ‘Bad on their merits’

In April 2012, David Crompton stepped out of the shadow of Sir Norman Bettison and took up the post of chief constable of South Yorkshire Police (SYP). It is a matter of record that, after being rejected at first by … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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