Part V documents the police evidence in relation to events leading up to, and immediately, following the Disaster; (Document pages 998 - 1044) Document 192: South Yorkshire Police standing instruction for the policing of football matches; (Document pages 1044 A - M) Document 192A: The Report to the DPP describes this item as the "Appendix L to South Yorkshire Police Standing Instruction for the policing of football matches". [According to Document 192 Appendix L is not listed in the contents page] Contains: 1. An extract from the minutes of the ACPO Training committee of 14 January 1986 stating the circulation of West Yorkshire Police Working Group Report entitled "Safety of Sports Grounds: Evacuation and Stewarding"; 2. Copy of "Safety of Sports Grounds: Evacuation and Stewarding", [26 January 1986]; 3. Annotated Memorandum from Superintendent Stuart, Operations Division, South Yorkshire Police to Chief Superintendent Meadows, Operations and Traffic Division, South Yorkshire Police, 18 March 1986; (Document pages 1044 N - Q) Document 192B: Memorandum from Assistant Chief Constable (Operations), Walter Jackson, South Yorkshire Police, headed Safety of Sports Grounds - South Yorkshire Police Standing Instructions for the policing of football matches: 'Evacuation and Stewarding'. The memorandum relates to the recommendations set out by the Interim Report of the Committee of Inquiry into Crowd Safety and Control of Sports grounds (July 1985), 20 Mar 1986; (Document pages 1045 - 1127) Document 193: South Yorkshire Police Operational Order for the 1988 FA Cup Semi Final, Apr 1988; (Document pages 1128 - 1210) Document 194: South Yorkshire Police 'F' Division Operational Order for the 1989 FA Cup Semi Final between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest at Hillsborough, Apr 1989; (Document pages 1210 A - S) Document 194A: South Yorkshire Police 'D' Division Operational Order for the 1989 FA Cup Semi Final, Apr 1989; (Document pages 1210 T-AI) Document 194B: South Yorkshire Police Road Traffic Division Operational Order for the 1989 FA Cup Semi Final, Apr 1989; (Document pages 1211-1235) Document 195: The Report to the DPP describes this item as the "Appendices to statement supplied by Walter Jackson, Assistant Chief Constable of South Yorkshire Police". Contains ; 1. Table illustrating the total deployment of officers of all ranks in the various roles for both the 1988 and 1989 FA Cup Semi Finals held at Hillsborough, for the Ground, Liverpool , Nottingham Sectors and the CID, Dogs and admin support; 2. A4 plan of the Hillsborough stadium showing the manpower deployment for the ground sector for both 1988 and 1989; 3. Letter from Assistant Chief Constable (Operations) Walter Jackson, South Yorkshire Police to Chief Constable Sir Kenneth Oxford, Merseyside Police regarding Match day instructions and travel arrangements for Liverpool supporters travelling to Sheffield on the 1989 FA Cup Semi Final. Includes A4 hand drawn plan of proposed Liverpool supporter's parking arrangements, A4 plan of Hillsborough football stadium and a copy of [Sheffield Wednesday Football Club] "Ground Regulations", 29 Mar 1989; 4. Letter from Assistant Chief Constable (Operations) Walter Jackson, South Yorkshire Police to Chief Constable R. Hadfield, Nottingham Constabulary regarding match day instructions and travel arrangements for Nottingham Forest supporters travelling to Sheffield for the 1989 FA Cup Semi Final. Includes A4 hand drawn plan of proposed Nottingham supporter's parking arrangements, A4 plan of Hillsborough football stadium and a copy of [Sheffield Wednesday Football Club] "Ground Regulations", 30 Mar 1989; 5. Two letters from Walter Jackson, South Yorkshire Police requesting that travel and match day information for the 1989 FA Cup Semi Final, to be incorporated into the match day programmes of the games between Liverpool v Sheffield Wednesday and Nottingham Forest v Southampton, 30 March 1989; 6. Two letters from [Chief Constable, South Yorkshire Police] to the Chief Ambulance Officer, South Yorkshire Metropolitan Ambulance Service and The Chief Fire Officers, South Yorkshire County Fire Service enclosing maps showing the routes to be followed by Liverpool and Nottingham Forest supports attending the 1989 FA Cup Semi Final. [These maps are not enclosed], 30 Mar 1989; (Document pages 1236-1256) Document 196: The Report to the DPP describes this item as the "Appendix to 'F' Division Operational Order 1989 Semi- Final". Contains: 1. Nominal Roll of Police Constable Dog Handlers on duty for the 1989 FA Cup Semi Final for the South Yorkshire Police, West Yorkshire Police and Nottingham Constabulary; Officers and call signs indicating officers, main deployment by location, meal times and trains to and from Liverpool and Nottingham; Areas of patrol for Dog Handlers detailing call signs. Two copies. One is annotated "A" "Prepared before match day" and one is annotated "B" "Actual on match day". Both are annotated "Super Mars[hall] operational Div" ; 2. Nominal roll of police personnel from South Yorkshire Police, Merseyside Police and Nottinghamshire Constabulary on duty for the 1989 FA Cup Semi Final. Two copies. One is annotated "C" and "Supt Marsh" and one annotated "D" ; 3. 3 A4 plans of Hillsborough ground with annotations illustrated police personnel locations. Labelled "E Commencement", "F 2 pm" and "G 2:40pm"; 4. Letter from Assistant Chief Constable (Operations) [Walter Jackson, South Yorkshire Police] requesting mutual aid in connection with the 1989 FA Cup Semi Final. 3 copies addressed to The Chief Constable of West Yorkshire Police, Nottingham Constabulary, Merseyside Police, 4 April 1989; 5. Memorandum from N7813 [Police Constable, Football Liaison Section, South Yorkshire Police], to Chief Superintendent (Operations and Traffic Division) Nesbit, South Yorkshire Police, regarding the provision of mounted police and dog handlers for the 1989 FA Cup Semi Final. Annotations and signatures of officers who have approved the memorandum before sending, 31 Mar 1989; (Document pages 1257-1262) Document 197: Typed [draft] Pre match briefing notes for the 1989 FA Cup Semi Final to be given by Chief Superintendent Duckenfield, South Yorkshire Police. Other Document reference Incident IO3: D12, 14 Apr 1989; (Document pages 1263-1266) Document 198: Typed Pre match briefing notes for the 1989 FA Cup Semi Final by Chief Superintendent Duckenfield, South Yorkshire Police, on 15 April 1989. Other Document reference Incident IO3: D13, 15 Apr 1989; (Document pages 1267-1276) Document 199: Typed Pre match briefing notes for the 1989 FA Cup Semi Final by Superintendent Murray, South Yorkshire Police, given on the 15 April 1989 [to Inspectors and above]. Other Document reference Incident IO3: D43, 15 Apr 1989; (Document pages 1277-1279) Document 200: Typed [recollection] of the Pre match briefing notes for the 1989 FA Cup Semi Final by Superintendent Greenwood, South Yorkshire Police, given on the 15 April 1989 [to Inspectors and above who were under Greenwood's direct command], 20 Apr 1989; (Document pages 1280-1289) Document 201: Typed Briefing notes for the 1989 FA Cup Semi Final by Superintendent Marshall, listing the responsibilities of the different Serials, [15 Apr 1989]; (Document pages 1290-1303) Document 202: Extract document outlining communications arrangements for the 1989 FA Cup Semi Final, prepared by South Yorkshire Police. [Entitled Part 6] [Apr 1989]; (Document pages 1304-1305) Document 203: A4 plan and chart indicating the postings and refreshment times of those officers posted to the perimeter track [Serial 1], [Apr 1989]; (Document pages 1306-1314) Document 204: Record of arrests made in and around Hillsborough Football Stadium on 15 Apr 1989, [Apr 1989]; (Document pages 1315-1351) Document 205: South Yorkshire Police, Operations and Traffic Divisions Report Operation "Support" and Operation "Maine". Contingency plans to deal with incidents of spontaneous disorder, [Apr 1989]; (Document pages 1352-1444) Document 206: South Yorkshire Police Major Incident Manual, [Jan 1988] ; (Document pages 1445-1447) Document 207: Handwritten log of events of the 1989 FA Cup Semi Final between 8:00 and 14:21 by [Superintendent Murray, South Yorkshire Police], 15 Apr 1989.

Unique ID: SYP000038820001
Contributor reference: WMP/1/17
Date(s): 1990
Name(s) of the deceased:
Person(s) involved: Inspector John Bennett; Inspector Clive Calvert; Superintendent David Chapman; Mr Steve Clark; Chief Inspector Robert Creaser; Chief Constable Geoffrey Dear; Chief Superintendent Don Denton; Chief Superintendent David Duckenfield; Dr Wilfred Eastwood; Dr Alexander Forrest; Police Constable Philip Foster; Superintendent Roger Greenwood; Deputy Chief Constable Peter Hayes; Station Officer Patrick Higgins; Mr Jim Howe; Mr Moelwyn Hughes; Assistant Chief Constable Walter Jackson; Chief Constable Brian Johnson; Mr RC Johnson; Assistant Chief Constable Mervyn Jones; Professor Stephen Jones; Professor Alan Wayne Jones; Mr Graham Kelly; Police Constable Lang; Superintendent Roger Marshall; Detective Superintendent Graham McKay; Mr Peter Metcalf; Chief Superintendent Brian Mole; Assistant Chief Constable Moore; Superintendent Bernard Murray; Mr Don Page; Dr Frank Ryan; Ms Alison Saunders; Chief Constable Leslie Sharp; Dr David Slater; Police Constable Peter Smith; Inspector Gordon Sykes; Lord Justice Peter Taylor; Chief Superintendent Terry Wain; Dr Ed Walker; Chief Constable Richard Wells; Dr Iain West; Inspector Harry White; and Chief Constable Peter Wright.
Organisation(s) involved: Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO); Barnsley District General Hospital; BBC; Crown Prosecution Service (CPS); Department of the Environment; Football Association; Health and Safety Executive; Home Office; Liverpool Football Club; Merseyside Police; Northern General Hospital; Nottingham Forest Football Club; Officers' Working Party, Sheffield District; Red Cross; Royal Hallamshire Hospital; Sheffield City Council; Sheffield Wednesday Football Club; South Yorkshire County Council; South Yorkshire County Fire Service; South Yorkshire Metropolitan Ambulance Service; South Yorkshire Coroner, West District; South Yorkshire Police; South Yorkshire Police Authority; St John Ambulance; Taylor Inquiry; The Times; Trent Regional Health Authority; and West Midlands Police.
Contributor: South Yorkshire Police (SYP)
Folder title: West Midlands Police records deposited with South Yorkshire Police
Sub-folder title: Report to the Director of Public Prosecutions: Parts I - VI: The Report and Evidence
Original format: Paper