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Hillsborough cop to retire

West Yorkshire Police chief constable Sir Norman Bettison is to retire in the aftermath of the report into the Hillsborough disaster. The police watchdog has received a referral from his police authority over his briefing after the tragedy.

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Hillsborough police chief probed for 'supplying misleading information'

West Yorkshire Police Chief Sir Norman Bettison has been referred to the Independent Police Complaints Commission (IPCC) following complaints he supplied misleading information after the Hillsborough disaster.

The referral, from West Yorkshire Police Authority, came following complaints from members of the public about Sir Norman being:

involved in the production and supply of misleading information for the various inquiries that have been undertaken into the Hillsborough disaster

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