Andrew Mitchell deserves an apology from the police officers accused of giving a misleading account of a discussion with the former Chief Whip, the head of the Association of Chief Police Officers said.
Sir Hugh Orde told the BBC's Andrew Marr Show:
I watched every moment of the select committee and it was not a good day for policing.
The stark fact is the other three officers should have apologised in the same manner and style as the chief constables did.
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