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Hillsborough police chief Bettison to retire

West Yorkshire's Chief Constable Sir Norman Bettison is to retire in the wake of the Hillsborough report.

Last month Sir Norman was referred to the police watchdog, the IPCC, over his conduct following the Hillsborough disaster in 1989. At that time of the tragedy he was a South Yorkshire Police inspector who attended the match as a spectator and later took part in an internal inquiry.

The BBC's Judith Moritz explains why his role is significant to the families of the victims of the disaster.

  • 04 Oct 2012
  • From the section UK
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