Greater Manchester Police has admitted a health and safety breach over the fatal shooting of one of its officers in a training exercise.
Pc Ian Terry 32, was killed during a firearms training exercise at a disused warehouse in June 2008.
Pc Terry's family attended Liverpool Crown Court today as Chief Constable Sir Peter Fahy pleaded guilty on behalf of GMP to a breach of Section 2 of the Health and Safety at Work Act (HSWA).
Two GMP firearms officers, who cannot be named for legal reasons, each denied one count of a breach of Section 7 of the HSWA.
The officers, a sergeant and a constable, will stand trial on June 10 at Manchester Crown Court.
The force will be sentenced on March 20 and 21 also in Preston Crown Court.
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Greater Manchester Police said "inquiries are ongoing to fully understand the circumstances of the incident."
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