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IPCC decision on whether to investigate South Yorkshire chief delayed

Watchdog says it expects to receive new material shortly. • A decision on whether or not an IPCC investigation into suspended Chief Constable David Crompton will take place has been delayed. The watchdog has announced that it expects to receive new information relating to the South Yorks

Three quarters of officers abused by drunks

Survey reveals problems for emergency service workers across Scotland. • More than a third of officers were physically abused and three-quarters verbally abused by drunk people in a one month period, a survey has found. A new joint campaign between Scotland’s three emergency service

Freemason links to Hillsborough under examination

IPCC says grand lodge is assisting investigators with their work. • The police watchdog is pursuing a "further line of inquiry" over whether Freemason membership influenced decision-making on the Hillsborough disaster. The Independent Police Complaints Commission, as p

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