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Chief Constable to retire

Sir Norman Bettison is to retire as Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police after controversy over his role in the Hillsborough tragedy. A complaint was made to police watchdog that he had supplied misleading information after the disaster.

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BREAKING: West Yorkshire Chief Constable to retire

The Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police, Sir Norman Bettison is to retire in March 2013. Sir Norman has been under increasing pressure to leave the force after the police watchdog launched an investigation into his involvement into the Hillsborough disaster.

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    The Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police, Sir Norman Bettison is to retire in March after growing pressure for him to quit the force.