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Ex-South Yorkshire Police chief: ‘I was stabbed in the back’

The former chief constable of South Yorkshire Police has claimed he was “stabbed in the back” by the force’s Police and Crime Commissioner (PCC) following the Hillsborough inquests. David Crompton was suspended by PCC Dr Alan Billings after a press … Continue reading

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Could David Crompton High Court ruling stop crime tsars from firing Chief Constables in future?

The decision by a High Court that South Yorkshire Chief Constable David Crompton was “unlawfully” removed from his job could hinder the ability of crime commissioners to hold senior officers to account, it is feared. The chairwoman of the body … Continue reading

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Ex-South Yorkshire Chief Constable speaks out about sacking

South Yorkshire’s former Chief Constable, David Crompton, has spoken out about his sacking after top judges ruled the decision ‘wholly disproportionate’. Police and Crime Commissioner, Dr Alan Billings, axed Mr Crompton over a statement he issued at the end of … Continue reading

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No appeal over High Court ruling on ousting of Chief Constable

EMBATTLED policing chief Dr Alan Billings will not appeal a High Court ruling that he acted “unlawfully” in ousting chief constable David Crompton. The row between the South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner and the ex-top officer of South Yorkshire … Continue reading

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The Queen on the Application of David Crompton -v- Police Crime Commissioner for South Yorkshire and others

Judgment – The Queen on the Application of David Crompton -v- Police Crime Commissioner for South Yorkshire and others Press summary – The Queen on the Application of David Crompton -v- Police Crime Commissioner for South Yorkshire and others South … Continue reading

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Rotherham Child Rape Victim: ‘Authorities Did Nothing’, Was Told Not to Mention Ethnicity of Attackers

A survivor of a Muslim grooming gang in Rotherham said she reported being raped when she was 13 years old, but authorities did nothing and told her not to mention the ethnicity of the attackers. The rape survivor, Emma, told Katie … Continue reading

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Ex-police tsar must submit to perjury inquiry

A POLICE watchdog is launching an investigation into alleged perjury by former South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner Shaun Wright after concluding the allegations merit an inquiry. The Independent Police Complaints Commission has completed an initial assessment into claims Mr … Continue reading

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