Briefing notes from South Yorkshire Police regarding the role of South Yorkshire Police during the Inquiry

The briefing was conducted by Detective Superintendent McKay, Detective Chief Superintendent Addis, Assistant Chief Constable Jackson, and the Coroner's Officer, Superintendent Sleath on 17 April 1989 ... more

  • Contributor: South Yorkshire Police (SYP)
  • Contributor reference: POL/9/1/D218
  • Unique ID: SYP000010190001

Report to the Director of Public Prosecutions: Part II: Report (pages 23 - 68) and Statements (pages 752 - 1128)

Part II details the history of Sheffield Wednesday Football Club, examining its experiences in handling major functions including previous FA Cup Semi Final matches, traffic routes to Sheffield, alloc ... more

  • Contributor: South Yorkshire Police (SYP)
  • Contributor reference: WMP/1/5
  • Unique ID: SYP000038700001

Report to the Director of Public Prosecutions: Part V: Report (pages 119 - 151) and Statements (pages 2457 - 2718)

Part V documents the police evidence in relation to events leading up to, and immediately, following the disaster; (Pages 119 - 151) Report Part V. Includes alphabetical list of witnesses at the publi ... more

  • Contributor: South Yorkshire Police (SYP)
  • Contributor reference: WMP/1/14
  • Unique ID: SYP000038790001

Report to the Director of Public Prosecutions: Part V: Statements (pages 3140 - 3480)

Part V documents the police evidence in relation to events leading up to, and immediately, following the disaster. ; (Statement pages 3458 - 3480) Typed Witness Statements relating to South Yorkshire ... more

  • Contributor: South Yorkshire Police (SYP)
  • Contributor reference: WMP/1/16
  • Unique ID: SYP000038810001

Report to the Director of Public Prosecutions: Part VII: Report (Pages 166 - 344) and Appendices A and B

Part VII is the Report to the Director of Public Prosecutions; (Report pages 166 - 171) The Introduction; (Report pages 172 - 178) Complaints against South Yorkshire Police and Objective of the submis ... more

  • Contributor: South Yorkshire Police (SYP)
  • Contributor reference: WMP/1/20
  • Unique ID: SYP000038850001

Report to the Director of Public Prosecutions: Part VII: Appendix C Transcript of criminal & disciplinary interview,

Regarding allegations made by Leslie Jones, father of Richard Jones [Deceased 63], Trevor Hicks, father of Victoria Hicks [Deceased 89] and Sarah Hicks [Deceased 64], and Joan McBrien, mother of John ... more

  • Contributor: South Yorkshire Police (SYP)
  • Contributor reference: WMP/2/3
  • Unique ID: SYP000038880001

Report to the Director of Public Prosecutions: Part VII: Appendix C Transcript of criminal & interview of Secretary of Sheffield Wednesday FC

Regarding possible criminal offences of corporate manslaughter against the football club and a possible offence of culpable malfeasance against Graham Mackrell as an individual; Contains 2 copies of t ... more

  • Contributor: South Yorkshire Police (SYP)
  • Contributor reference: WMP/2/4
  • Unique ID: SYP000038890001

Report to the Director of Public Prosecutions: Part VII: Appendix C Transcript of criminal & disciplinary interview of Superintendent Bernard Murray

Regarding allegations made by Trevor Hicks, father of Victoria Hicks [Deceased 89] and Sarah Hicks [Deceased 64], relating to events preceding, during and immediately following the disaster; This is t ... more

  • Contributor: South Yorkshire Police (SYP)
  • Contributor reference: WMP/2/5
  • Unique ID: SYP000038900001

Report to the DPP: Part VII: Appendix C Transcript of criminal & disciplinary interview of Assistant Chief Constable Walter Jackson

Regarding allegations made by Trevor Hicks, father of Victoria Hicks [Deceased 89] and Sarah Hicks [Deceased 64], that he failed to take control of the disaster and may have colluded with Superintende ... more

  • Contributor: South Yorkshire Police (SYP)
  • Contributor reference: WMP/2/6
  • Unique ID: SYP000038910001

Officer Report and Witness Statement of South Yorkshire Police Constable N392

(Pages 1 - 21) Typed Police Officer's Report Number R364 (2 copies), 1 with highlighted text. Marked HOLMES, Incident I05; (Pages 22 - 31) Typed Witness Statement Number S2296 (1 copy); Short summary: ... more

  • Contributor: South Yorkshire Police (SYP)
  • Contributor reference: WMP/4/10/2
  • Unique ID: SYP000039140001

Correspondence from [Police Complaint Authority] regarding the disciplinary charges against Chief Superintendent Duckenfield and Superintendent Murray

Includes: The Hillsborough Tribunal Brief for ACC [Assistant Chief Constable] by Superintendent Fell and correspondence from the Police Complaint Authority to Assistant Chief Constable G. Moore, West ... more

  • Contributor: South Yorkshire Police (SYP)
  • Contributor reference: POL/22/3/1
  • Unique ID: SYP000094930001

Working papers of evidence and correspondence relating to documentation held by Deputy Chief Constable Peter Hayes, South Yorkshire Police

This subject was not addressed in the Stuart-Smith Scrutiny. Includes hand written notes, briefing minutes with senior police officer's post disaster and minutes of meeting with legal representatives. ... more

  • Contributor: South Yorkshire Police (SYP)
  • Contributor reference: POL/20/12/8
  • Unique ID: SYP000096360001

Papers and correspondence regarding request for statements of South Yorkshire Police officers

1.Files labelled "Chief Superintendent Denton's Copies: Request viewing statements etc, Original copies of request for recollections, Misc papers re: Viewing videos WMP" ; 2. File labelled "West Midla ... more

  • Contributor: South Yorkshire Police (SYP)
  • Contributor reference: POL/10/2/3
  • Unique ID: SYP000096870001

Letters from Chief Superintendent Wain to Hammond Suddards

Informing of new information regarding Leppings Lane turnstiles and a video of the 1988 FA Cup Semi Final showing the crowds of the Leppings Lane terraces. Also includes Document Record Print from HOL ... more

  • Contributor: South Yorkshire Police (SYP)
  • Contributor reference: POL/10/10/D61
  • Unique ID: SYP000097530001

Final Submission on behalf of Andrew Collins QC Hillsborough Steering Committee to the Lord Justice Taylor Inquiry

A Resume [by South Yorkshire Police] is appended to the front noting the relevance to South Yorkshire Police; Subjects: Introduction, State of the ground, Who was to control the fans on the terrace, T ... more

  • Contributor: South Yorkshire Police (SYP)
  • Contributor reference: POL/10/10/D145
  • Unique ID: SYP000098180001

Final Submission on behalf of The Football Association to the Lord Justice Taylor Inquiry

A Resume [by South Yorkshire Police] is appended to the front noting the relevance to South Yorkshire Police; Subjects: Introduction, The principle causes of the Disaster, Interim Recommendations: Ter ... more

  • Contributor: South Yorkshire Police (SYP)
  • Contributor reference: POL/10/10/D146
  • Unique ID: SYP000098190001

South Yorkshire Police Internal Memorandum Interim Report 3 reporting an update on the Inquiries (Tasks 4, 6, 7, 8)

Internal Memorandum from Detective Inspector Cleverley to Chief Superintendent Wain. [Reporting an update on the Enquiries (Tasks 4, 6, 7, 8) to be completed as requested by Hammond Suddards]. The Tas ... more

  • Contributor: South Yorkshire Police (SYP)
  • Contributor reference: POL/10/10/D189
  • Unique ID: SYP000098390001

Miscellaneous actions and documents relating to various lines of enquiries including alcohol consumption and behaviour of fans

Includes handwritten notes regarding copying of material; actions to be taken by officers with outcomes; document print of telephone enquiries made to public houses regarding opening hours and support ... more

  • Contributor: South Yorkshire Police (SYP)
  • Contributor reference: POL/13/2/1
  • Unique ID: SYP000110270001

List of witnesses: ghost statements [South Yorkshire Police]

Includes the List of Witnesses and copies of the Ghost Statements (typed) Shows where each statement needs to give extra information to add to understanding of what happened. A "ghost statement" may r ... more

  • Contributor: South Yorkshire Police (SYP)
  • Contributor reference: POL/19/3/8
  • Unique ID: SYP000110370001

Letter from the South Yorkshire Police Authority solicitor to J T Sleightholme

Regarding discipline proceedings, with instructions to counsel to advise; Includes the following accompanying papers: Memoranda and accompanying letter of 28 March 1991 from ACC Mr Anderson to Brigadi ... more

  • Contributor: South Yorkshire Police (SYP)
  • Contributor reference: POL/19/1/9
  • Unique ID: SYP000110390001

Evidence of Inspector William Cameron Crawford

Includes: Summary of Evidence Sheet; Original Police Officers Questionnaire; Original recollection (R170) with typed amended version; Further signed recollection (R170A)

  • Contributor: South Yorkshire Police (SYP)
  • Contributor reference: POL/19/3/10/6
  • Unique ID: SYP000110730001

Inquiry Report into the Hillsborough Disaster by Deputy Chief Constable J Phillips, Devon & Cornwall Police, with correspondence and Appendices

South Yorkshire Police and Hammond Suddards requested Deputy Chief Constable J Phillips, Devon & Cornwall Police to write this report on their behalf as part of the Contribution Hearings; This is comm ... more

  • Contributor: South Yorkshire Police (SYP)
  • Contributor reference: POL/13/3/1
  • Unique ID: SYP000116060001

Typed additional statement by Chief Superintendent Mole, South Yorkshire Police further to the Oral Evidence given at the Taylor Inquiry 5 May 1989

Additional comments on the control of spectators passing down Leppings Lane towards the Stadium; Police assumptions in relation to the West Terrace; Police monitoring of pens at league matches and Com ... more

  • Contributor: South Yorkshire Police (SYP)
  • Contributor reference: POL/13/3/3
  • Unique ID: SYP000116400001

Actions arising from Hammond Suddards requests South Yorkshire Police officers to review their evidence given at the Lord Justice Taylor Inquiry

Relating to the acceptance of responsibility for control of Leppings Lane Pens. Includes, copy of letter from Hammond Suddards, to Deputy Chief Constable Peter Hayes, dated 19 July 1990, requesting So ... more

  • Contributor: South Yorkshire Police (SYP)
  • Contributor reference: POL/13/1/2
  • Unique ID: SYP000118290001

Papers relating to Actions arising from Lord Justice Taylor Inquiry

Includes HOLMES extract of South Yorkshire Police Officers on duty for the 1988 FA Cup Semi Final, Reports into the closure of the West Stand Tunnel in 1988, Comprehensive Body Plan; Enquiry into extr ... more

  • Contributor: South Yorkshire Police (SYP)
  • Contributor reference: POL/13/1/15
  • Unique ID: SYP000119460001

File labelled "Jobs to Do file up Murray File with Witnesses Evidence"

Includes hand written notes recording 'jobs to do' [largely concerned with obtaining documentation]; Includes typed copy of 1988 FA Cup Semi Final Match report summary; HOLMES Record Print cross refer ... more

  • Contributor: South Yorkshire Police (SYP)
  • Contributor reference: POL/19/3/4
  • Unique ID: SYP000121610001

Copies of Reports, Minutes and South Yorkshire Police officers Witness Statements/Recollections

Includes Extract of unidentified Report regarding South Yorkshire Police's planning of the 1989 FA Cup Semi Final at Hillsborough pp.150 - 173. South Yorkshire Police Memorandum regarding Emergency Ev ... more

  • Contributor: South Yorkshire Police (SYP)
  • Contributor reference: POL/19/3/13
  • Unique ID: SYP000121850001
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