Regarding allegations made by Leslie Jones, father of Richard Jones [Deceased 63] and Trevor Hicks, father of Victoria Hicks [Deceased 89] and Sarah Hicks [Deceased 64], relating to events preceding, during and immediately following the disaster; (Pages 2 - 3) Enquiry Summary form for Complaint Against Police; (Pages 4) List of complainants [Leslie Jones and Trevor Hicks]; (Page 5) Nature of complaints made against Superintendent Roger Greenwood. These allege: 1. He failed to prevent a dangerous build up of supporters outside the Leppings Lane turnstiles; 2. He failed to control the movement of supporters subsequent to the opening of Exit Gate C; 3. He failed to send police officers to the rear of Pens 3 and 4 of the West Stand terraces to relieve pressure when he was in control of this area and knew Exit Gate C had been opened to allow supporters in; 4. He failed to carry out his assigned duty by placing himself by the player's tunnel. He should have been aware of the dangerous situation using his radio and his eyes and controlled police officers accordingly; 5.He failed to give instructions to police officers to monitor the Pens in the West Stand terraces for overcrowding in relation to crowd safety at his briefings; 6. He failed to respond to the 'developing tragedy' and was slow to effect a rescue operation; 7. He was 'totally ineffective' in mounting a rescue and made no attempt to organise police officers in a way that would have helped bring about a successful rescue operation; (Pages 6 - 8) Foreword by Chief Constable Leslie Sharp, Cumbria Constabulary; (Pages 9 - 10) Circumstances surrounding complaints; (Pages 10 - 12) Details of complaints; (Pages 13 - 35) Details of investigation; (Pages 35 - 36) Antecedents; (Pages 37 - 42) Conclusion; (Pages 43 - 63) Document Section containing copies of documents referenced throughout that are not in the Report to the Director of Public Prosecutions [POL/18 and WMP/1], 7 Jun 1989 - 24 Jul 1990.
|Date(s):||31 July 1990|
|Name(s) of the deceased:||Tracey Elizabeth Cox; Sarah Louise Hicks; Victoria Jane Hicks; and Richard Jones.|
|Person(s) involved:||Assistant Chief Constable Stuart Anderson; Chief Constable Geoffrey Dear; Chief Superintendent David Duckenfield; Dr Wilfred Eastwood; Dr Alexander Forrest; Police Constable Philip Foster; Superintendent Roger Greenwood; Deputy Chief Constable Peter Hayes; Mr Jim Howe; Assistant Chief Constable Walter Jackson; Assistant Chief Constable Mervyn Jones; Professor Stephen Jones; Professor Alan Wayne Jones; Superintendent Roger Marshall; Superintendent Bernard Murray; Mr Don Page; Dr Stefan Popper - Coroner; Chief Constable Leslie Sharp; Lord Justice Peter Taylor; Dr Ed Walker; Chief Constable Richard Wells; Dr Iain West; and Chief Constable Peter Wright.|
|Organisation(s) involved:||Association of Chief Police Officers (ACPO); Crown Prosecution Service (CPS); Eastwood & Partners; Football Association; Hammond Suddards; Home Office; Nottingham Forest Football Club; Police Complaints Authority; Russell Jones & Walker; Sheffield Wednesday Football Club; South Yorkshire Coroner, West District; South Yorkshire Police; South Yorkshire Police Authority; 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:||Complaints and Discipline Report Files|