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Should chief constable David Crompton have been suspended?

April 28th, 2016

Episode 940 of 1349 episodes

South Yorkshire Police chief constable David Crompton has been suspended following the Hillsborough inquests. The South Yorkshire Police and Crime Commissioner Alan Billings said: "The continuing criticism that has been directed at the chief constable and the eroding trust and confidence in South Yorkshire Police I have been left with no choice other than to suspend David Crompton from his duties." Mike Barton, chief constable of Durham Police, and Lord Blunkett, former Labour home secretary and ex-Sheffield MP, discussed why the PCC came to this decision and whether it was justified. (Image: David Crompton. Credit: PA)

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