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Select Committee

The Chief Constable of South Yorkshire Police, David Crompton, has said his force will take just two weeks to give the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) the names and addresses of up to 1,000 officers who were on duty on the day of the Hillsborough disaster.

He gave evidence to the Home Affairs Committee on 16 October 2012, following the announcement that the IPCC was launching the biggest investigation yet into police action after an independent panel reported there was a cover-up.

The disaster at the FA Cup semi-final in 1989 resulted in the deaths of 96 Liverpool fans.

Chief Constable Crompton told MPs there were 100 serving officers who were on duty, several hundred retired officers, and a few hundred from other forces.

However, he said his force was not making decisions about officers' culpability, something he said should be left to the IPCC.

Following its session on Hillsborough, the committee moved onto a short session as part of a brief inquiry on leadership and standards in the police force, with evidence from Keith Bristow, the Director General of the National Crime Agency.


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