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PCC refuses to cover Hillsborough match commander's legal costs

Staff association says decision sends a message to other officers that they might not be supported in time of need.

David Duckenfield. Photo: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

David Duckenfield. Photo: Peter Byrne/PA Wire

Date - 27th November 2017
By - Ian Weinfass - Police Oracle
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South Yorkshire’s police and crime commissioner has refused a request from Hillsborough match commander David Duckenfield to help pay his legal costs. The retired chief superintendent faces action over his role on the day of the FA Cup semi...
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