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 Superintendent David Duckenfield in misleading people over the opening of Exit Gate C; This is the transcript for the interview taken by West Midlands Police as part of the disciplinary and criminal investigations against Assistant Chief Constable Walter Jackson, South Yorkshire Police. It was included in the report submitted to the Director of Public Prosecutions as Appendix C, Part VII (Pages 1129 - 1356); The specific allegations made against Assistant Chief Constable Walter Jackson are: 1. He failed to take control of the disaster; 2. He may have colluded with Chief Superintendent David Duckenfield, South Yorkshire Police, to mislead the public and senior police officers in respect of the opening of Exit Gate C; (Pages 1 - 224) Transcript of criminal interview; (Pages 225 - 229) Transcript of disciplinary interview.
|Date(s):||28 June 1990|
|Name(s) of the deceased:||Sarah Louise Hicks; and Victoria Jane Hicks.|
|Person(s) involved:||Chief Superintendent David Duckenfield; Assistant Chief Constable Walter Jackson; Mr Don Page; and Dr Iain West.|
|Organisation(s) involved:||Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO); Crown Prosecution Service (CPS); Nottingham Forest Football Club; Sheffield Wednesday Football Club; South Yorkshire Coroner, West District; South Yorkshire Police; Taylor Inquiry; 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: Part VII: Appendix C: Transcript of interviews|